Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Obituaries - Washington D.C.

Marion LeRoy Fleming, Jr.

Marion LeRoy Fleming, Jr, an early innovator in the Washington DC Go-Go Funk sound, entered into eternal rest on 12 March 2013. Mr. Fleming...

Lt. Wylie W. Seldon, Jr., 93

    On Dec. 17, 2012, Lt. Wylie W. Selden Jr., World War II Tuskegee Airman, passed away peacefully and comfortably at his Springhouse Assistant...

Rosa B.F. Prince, 84

     Rosa Belle Franklin Prince was born in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 23, 1929. The fourth child of Deacon Claude Franklin and Deaconess Cynthia...

Angus P. Wood Jr, 86

      Angus P. Wood Jr., husband of Pauline Hendricks Wood, was born in Richmond, Va., June 30, 1926, the second child of Angus...

Gloria E. Cobbs, 82

 Gloria Elizabeth Cobbs, the youngest of three children, was born on August 30, 1931, to the late James and Bertha Cobbs, in Roanoke Va....

Cleveland Johnson Sr., 77

 Cleveland Johnson Sr., departed this life on Dec. 19, 2012 at the Washington Hospital Center. He was born in Fayetteville, N.C. to the late...

Anne B. Turpeau, 88

Anne Stuart Brock Turpeau was born March 6, 1926 in Charleston, W.Va. Anne and her husband Michel M. Turpeau resided in Washington, D.C. for...

Thomas A. Hart, Sr., 93

Thomas A. Hart, Sr., 93, former professor and athletic coach at Howard University and executive at Westinghouse Electric Corporation died at the Residences at...

Katherine H. Martin, 98

Mother Katherine H. Martin daughter of the late Herman and Elizabeth Taylor of Washington, DC, after a long battle with multiple illnesses went to...

Edward Winslow, 72

Edward M. Winslow, Jr., “Eddie Moe,” Owner and Operator of Providence Opticians, dies at 72 (D.C.) Edward Murphy Winslow, Jr. made his transition on Wednesday,...

Black Insurance Exec and Business Leader Jesse Hill Dies

Jesse Hill Jr., an insurance executive and Black newspaper publisher who was a backstage colossus in business, politics and the civil rights movement in...

Robert Merritt Jr., 86

Robert Merritt Jr. (Bob) was born on Oct. 11, 1926, in Henderson, Ky. He was the son of the late Allena Grizzard. He had one...