Charlottesville Obituaries

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  • Sunday Dec 21 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Russell W. Barrett Sr.

    Russell Woodrow "Dump" Barrett Sr., 75, of Martinsburg, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at the UVA Transitional Unit in Charlottesville, VA. Born April 9, 1939 in Berkeley County he was the son of the late Woodrow and Bessie Irene Butts Barrett.


  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via The Washington Post 

    Who knew nirvana was tucked away in Virginia's back ...

    The rural valleys of Virginia's Buckingham County, threaded with woods and set against the Blue Ridge Mountains some 40 miles south of Charlottesville, might have seemed an odd place to establish an ashram and retreat center nearly 35 years ago. But when artist Peter Max brought integral yoga teacher and spiritual guide Sri Swami Satchidananda here in 1979, hoping to lure him to America, the monk fell in love with the views of the mountains and decided to stay.


  • Tuesday Nov 25 | via Cavalier Daily 

    Love thy neighbor

    Emanuel Brown, a contracted University employee, died in a men's restroom in the basement of New Cabell Hall two weeks ago. If you're like me, you probably missed this event - and there have been only two short mentions in this newspaper since.