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Employee

Date

District/Residency

Ackerman, Mary A.

4/30/1981

Richmond District

Adkins, Raymond

12/7/1970

Rocky Mount Residency

Akers, J.S.

8/28/1970

Lebanon Residency

Arehart, Vastine Stickley, Sr.

9/15/1936

Staunton District

Armstrong, Rufus S.

8/24/1976

Abingdon Residency

Arrinton, William W.

10/23/1974

Amelia Residency

Ayers, Joseph

8/24/1950

Bowling Green Residency

Baker, Robert H.

7/20/1972

Amelia Residency

Banks, Bruce E.

3/23/1993

Culpeper Residency

Bass, Talmage A.

9/25/1989

Hampton Roads District

Benton, Roy P.

10/29/1965

Hampton Roads District

Biggs, Ray P.

4/15/1953

Williamsburg Residency

Bledsoe, Roby L.

1/26/1971

Culpeper Residency

Bliley, John W. Bliley

7/10/1973

Richmond District

Bowers, Charles W.

1964

Edinburg Residency

Bowman, Mount V.

5/24/1957

Abingdon Residency

Brandt, W.K.

6/20/1977

Appomattox Residency

Bray, Vernon G.

3/28/1974

Jonesville Residency

Brooks, Vaughan

7/25/1975

Lebanon Residency

Butler, Robert James

10/23/1959

Richmond District

Cameron, James R.

5/9/2003

Northern Virginia District

Campbell, Lewis F., Jr.

8/19/1969

Accomac Residency

Carter, William Dewey

12/5/1963

Sandston Residency

Cash, Frank G., Jr.

10/1/1970

Staunton District

Cele, Edison F.

9/18/1974

Lynchburg District

Chapman, Willie Wayne

8/26/1980

Suffolk Residency

Childress, Herman W.

5/14/1976

Appomattox Residency

Clark, Arch

1/24/1946

Lebanon Residency

Cole, Michael E.

6/28/1978

Hampton Roads District

Collawn, Edward F.

3/11/1991

Bowling Green Residency

Conner, Fred L.

1/7/1971

Christiansburg Residency

Cook, Timothy

1/13/1996

Fairfax Residency

Crews, Robert Hugh

6/15/1973

Dillwyn Residency

Curtis, Charles C.

7/27/1944

Hampton Roads District

Curtis, Charles S.

7/27/1944

Waverly Residency

Davis, Frank Jr.

1960

Fredericksburg District

Davis, John W.

6/19/1978

Manassas Residency

Davis, Julian B.

5/25/1939

Warsaw Residency

Day, William E.

6/23/1988

Amelia Residency

Deale, Robert D.

6/21/1977

Fredericksburg Residency

Deshazo, Harry

1/15/1992

Fairfax Residency

Dingus, Emory J. Jr.

7/6/1965

Wise Residency

Dodson, William E.

5/6/1965

Warrenton Residency

Falls, Melvin B.

4/17/1990

Chatham Residency

Freeman, William

7/27/1972

ERT

Fulcher, James D.

9/18/1974

Lynchburg District

Garman, Sherman E.

8/16/1986

Salem District

Gibson, Howard

11/30/1985

Hampton Roads District

Gibson, Thomas M.

11/26/1986

Amherst Residency

Gooch, Cole

Mid 1930s

Ashland Residency

Green, Ray E.

4/27/1972

Jonesville Residency

Guy, Walter E.

8/24/1970

Fredericksburg Residency

Hamilton, Michael P.

8/11/2005

Leesburg Residency

Hartley, Troy C.

3/26/1984

Culpeper Residency

Haunanio, Anthony R. Kai

1/22/1988

Fredericksburg District

Hayes, Mary H.

4/11/2002

Central Office

Hess, Bennie F.

11/3/1983

Lebanon Residency

Hite, Melvin G.

6/17/1974

Petersburg Residency

Hodge, William G.

9/16/1970

Verona Residency

Hughes, Robert Lee

2/26/1951

Norfolk Residency

Johnson, Darnell A.

9/18/1987

Northern Virginia District

Keen, Carlos Ellis

7/31/2012

Lebanon Residency

Kegley, Denny R.

5/30/2001

Lexington Residency

Kohout, George L.

7/27/1944

Waverly Residency

Lavelle, Edward A., Sr.

7/15/1973

Richmond District

Lifsey, Marshal

3/12/1976

Franklin Residency

Long, John T.

7/21/1977

Culpeper Residency

Lucas, Victor E.

1953

Jonesville Residency

Maitland, William B.

6/9/1979

Richmond District

Manuel, Johnnie C.

2/21/1991

Fairfax Residency

Meadows, Buster J.

3/30/1975

Lebanon Residency

Midkiff, Walter L.

7/20/1978

Dillwyn Residency

Mies, Marshall, Quentin

1/4/1977

Hillsville Residency

Miles, Clifford

9/12/1972

Accomac Residency

Miller, Lester E.

8/8/1997

Warrenton Residency

Montgomery, William M., Jr.

6/5/1941

Abingdon Residency

Morris, Lacy L.

4/1/1960

Salem Residency

Nappi, Kathy S.

11/18/1988

Bowling Green Residency

Newman, Harry L.

9/19/2002

Lynchburg District

Nicely, Lewis R.

8/29/1945

Staunton District

Norman, James

1952 or 53

Wytheville Residency

Obrician, Vladimir F.

9/6/1978

Culpeper District

Owen, Beverly

04/1943

Halifax Residency

Paolone, Vincent B. Paolone

3/26/1973

ERT

Peden, Howard

8/26/1952

Franklin Residency

Perry, Vernon D.

4/13/1953

Fredericksburg District

Pond, Charlie H.

Betw. 1927 & 1933

Amherst Residency

Pope, Garland W.

9/28/1977

Luray Residency

Potter, Nelson A.

3/17/1976

Richmond District

Prince, William D.

11/1/1989

Bowling Green Residency

Pullen, Ronald L.

6/18/1987

Warrenton Residency

Puryear, Joseph D.

3/4/1994

South Hill Residency

Raines, Gwynn H.

5/10/1939

Fredericksburg Residency

Ray, Thomas W.

8/20/1982

Fredericksburg Residency

Rector, William

1/13/1956

Luray Residency

Rotach, Alan R.

12/20/1993

Sandston Residency

Rucker, Haywood S.

9/18/1987

Amherst Residency

Sanford, William H.

3/2/1992

Bowling Green Residency

Shanahan, John

1952 or 53

Wytheville Residency

Shelton, Daniel R.

5/2/1968

Chatham Residency

Shifflett, Howard C.

4/21/1958

Charlottesville Residency

Smith, Carl

6/3/2003

Dillwyn Residency

Smith, Carlin C.

7/17/1972

Louisa Residency

Spivey, Joseph W.

2/3/1987

Hampton Roads District

Stanley, Vernon O.

8/23/1964

Bowling Green Residency

Stanley, Welford F.

11/30/1951

Bowling Green Residency

Starling, James M.

12/27/1955

Abingdon Residency

Sullivan, Walter

5/7/1930

Saluda Residency

Swank, Alva R.

8/10/1965

Richmond District

Tanner, John S.

6/27/1975

Culpeper District

Taylor, Ben T.

6/1964

Petersburg Residency

Taylor, William Fred

8/18/1960

Lebanon Residency

Taylor, William H.

10/20/1970

Fredericksburg District

Terry, Earlow G.

10/13/1965

Salem Residency

Thomas, Elic J.

4/4/1952

Bowling Green Residency

Thompson, George

Betw. 1927 & 1933

Amherst Residency

Thompson, William R.

10/31/1988

Central Office

Thurber, Paul J.

3/17/2004

HRBT

Tuck, Oscar L.

1951

Saluda Residency

Tucker, Edward L.

6/24/1969

Lexington Residency

Weatherman, John D.

6/15/1939

Lexington Residency

Webster, John William

4/21/1953

Harrisonburg Residency

White, Wilson Lee Sr.

5/16/1928

Bowling Green Residency

Widener, William J.

11/15/1953

Abingdon Residency

Wilkins, Lawrence E.

8/18/1995

South Hill Residency

Williams, Robert A.

1959

Halifax Residency

Williams, Thomas Lee

2/9/1978

Petersburg Residency

Wilson, Clyde T.

8/14/1935

Warrenton Residency

Wilson, John

1/1978

Sandston Residency

Wohlford, Ernest M.

5/17/1979

Bristol District

Wood, Ray

1970

Christiansburg Residency

Worrell, Howard

7/10/1929

Franklin Residency

Wrangelborg, Garfield Jr.

7/ 9/1953

Central Office

Young, Carl E., Jr.

12/23/1996

Culpeper District

A Musical Tribute to VDOT's Fallen Workers: 
For Virginia
(3:52; MP3; 3.5 MB) 

The Worker's Memorial is on Afton's Mountain off Interstate 64.Written and performed by VDOT's own Kevin Scott Chisnell, For Virginia is a musical tribute memorializing those highway workers who lost their lives while performing their duties. 

Music and Lyrics:                    Kevin Scott Chisnell

Vocal, Harmonica:                   Kevin Scott Chisnell

Guitar:                                     Crystal Armentrout

Guitar:                                     Andy Easley

Recorded and Engineered:      Tonemaster Studio, Staunton, VA

Engineers:                                Andy Easley, Natalie Ostrander

Special thanks to:                   Dennis Morrison, Cutter Chisnell. Brad Price, Chris Kress, Nancy Saddler, & Doc Vay.

Page last modified: Aug. 4, 2021