Willard S. Barnes
WHITE STONEWillard “Bill” S. Barnes, 79, of White Stone died on October 17, 2014. He was born on October 30, 1934, in Goshen, N.Y., the son of the late Smith and Frances Barnes. Mr. Barnes was a U. S. Air Force Veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Barnes; his three children, Willard S. Barnes Jr., Ellen Amland and Paul Barnes; six stepchildren, E. Howard Amland, Ted Amland, Michael R. Amland, Mary Theora Ives, William P. Amland and Teresa Porath; eight grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; his sister, Barbara Zazzero; and his niece, Barbara Jean Brunning, her husband, Ben, and their son, Joseph.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Earl “Bud” Barnes.
After retiring as a major from the Air Force, Bill worked as an RN at the Newport News Shipyard for many years. He then worked at Rappahannock General Hospital and Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Clinic.
He was an active parishioner at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock, and was a fourth degree Knights of Columbus. Bill volunteered in youth sports all of his life, officiating Little League, soccer and basketball. He helped with Senior Olympics but his greatest love was his involvement with Special Olympics.
A Mass of Resurrection was said October 21 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock. Family received friends and a prayer service was held October 20 at Currie Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Area 28 Special Olympics of Virginia, c/o Richard Pruett, P. O. Box 56, Merry Point, VA 22513; or RW-C Foundation for Parkinson’s Support Group, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, VA 22480.
Inez M. Hoffman
WHITE STONEInez M. Hoffman, formerly of White Stone, left us to be with the Lord October 19, 2014.
She was born on January 29, 1921, in Washington, D.C, the only child of Ralph and Mabel Drummond.
Inez was the wife of 63 years to Roger W. Hoffman, now deceased. They were the previous owners of Hoffman Harbor on Mosquito Creek. Roger and Inez Hoffman operated Hoffman Harbor for over 50 years and shared its charm and waterfront beauty with generations of family and friends.
She will be greatly missed and forever loved by her children, Westley (Darlene) Hoffman, Jody (Louie) Bruni, Ned (Ana) Hoffman and Sue (Gordon) Staley, as well as her grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date by the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 6310 Capitol Drive, Suite #100, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202.
Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home in Punta Gorda, Fla.
77, of Kilmarnock died on October 19, 2014.
He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran and a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock.
Surviving are his wife, Carol Kapitan; his daughters, Susan (Chuck) Stevens and Anastasia Kapitan; his son, Peter (Monica) Kapitan; three grandchildren, Jack Stevens, Annie Stevens and Nicole Kapitan; his mother, Anna Kapitan; sisters, Agnes (Dan) Halfman, Christine (Bill) Southard, Connie (Paul) Myres; brother, Andy Kapitan; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Peter Francis Kapitan; and his sister, Lorraine Luketic.
Mr. Kapitan retired from the Internal Revenue Service with 40 years of service. Upon moving to Kilmarnock in 1993, he started a second career as a farmer.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Infant Jesus of Prague Council and the St. George Assembly and an auxiliary member of the Legion of Mary. He also was a member of the St. Joseph’s Secular Carmel of Port Tobacco.
A Mass of Resurrection will be said at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 25, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 24, at Currie Funeral Home. A Rosary will be said at 6:45 p.m. and a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.
Betty B. Kidd
BURGESSBetty B. Kidd, 84, of Burgess passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
Betty graduated from Sheltering Arms School of Nursing in 1949. She married CSM Kenneth E. Kidd on August 6, 1949, and traveled the world as an Army wife. She made homes in Italy, Austria, France, and Germany. Betty worked with wounded soldiers at the Military Hospital in Ft. Gordon, Ga., during the Vietnam War. She moved to Virginia after the death of her husband in Vietnam in 1968.
Betty worked side-by-side with her brother at Reedville Medical Clinic and Bay Harbor Medical Center. She was a founding member of the Smith Point Sea Rescue and charter member of the Northumberland Rescue Squad, serving for 50 years. Her sewing and crafting skills became very well known, especially her Raggedy Anne and Andy.
She was preceded in death by her husband, CSM Kenneth E. Kidd; her parents, Minnie and Lloyd Beatley; and her brothers, W. Alton Beatley and Dr. Robert Beatley.
She is survived by her daughters, Debby Harding and her husband, James, of Suffolk, and Peggy Parks and her husband, Kenny, of Burgess; her sister, Ivy B. Hazelgrove; her brother, Irvin Beatley; sister-in-laws, Vera and Chris Beatley; grandchildren, Ashley, Tyler, Josh, Megan and Kensley; and great-grandchildren, Rebekah, Lucas and Brody.
The family received friends October 17 at Faulkner Family Funeral Home, Burgess. A funeral service was held October 18, also at the funeral home. Burial followed at Fairfields Baptist Church, Burgess.
She was a loving mom, grandma, momoo and GiGi. Special thank you to Lori, Betsey, Patricia, and Karen for the loving care they provided our mom during her last days.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Virginia, P.O. Box 2098, Tappahannock, VA, 22560; or the Northumberland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 355, Heathsville, Virginia, 22473
Online remembrances may be made at faulknerfamilyfuneralhome.com.