Alton Forbes, Past President of the Virginia State American Bowling Congress BA and Past President of the American Bowling Congress passed away on Sunday. Alton’s funeral will be Thursday May 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Messiah United Methodist Church, 408 Dominion Commons Way, Chesapeake, VA. 23323. Alton’s full obituary is located at the website of the “Virginia Pilot Newspaper”.
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Posted by roabowling on May 5, 2015
With more bad weather forecast to move back into the Staunton and Harrisonburg area this weekend, it was determined that all shifts will be cancelled for the upcoming weekend (Feb 21-22, 2015). The tournament director and Virginia State Association Manager will be working to reschedule all February 21-22 bowlers. Calls will be made to the Team Captains on Wednesday and Thursday. Bowlers can reach the Association Director (Johnny Harris) at 434-660-1780 for more information or help.
Posted by roabowling on February 18, 2015
The Virginia State USBC has been notified of the passing of Arthur Beasley. Beasley was a Past President of the Virginia State Bowling Association as well as a Life Member and a member of the Virginia State USBC Hall of Fame (1986).
Arthur Davis Beasley Sr., 89 of Chester, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 at Southside Regional Medical Center. He was born May 30, 1925 to the late Walter Thomas and Lillian Mann Beasley and was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence J., Garland C, Waverly F. William E., Walter T. and Lloyd J. Beasley; and a sister, Mildred Jennings. He was a WWII United States Navy Veteran serving from 1942-1945 on the USS James O’Hara, a retired Maintenance Supervisor after 35 years from Allied Signal. He was a member of Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church, the Colonial Heights Optimist Club, the American Legion Post #284, the V.F.W. Post #2239, the Petersburg District Bowling Association, where he was the former Secretary-Treasurer and a member of the Hall of Fame, the Virginia State Bowling Association Hall of Fame, where he was a life member and past President, member of the Peoples Advantage Credit Union, and for the last twenty years, he volunteered at Southside Regional Medical Center for Lisa Mason. He is survived by his wife, Grace H. Beasley; son, Arthur D. Beasley Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas; daughter, JoAnne Beasley of Chester; grandchildren, Arthur D. Beasley III (Cheryl Lynn), Debra and Adam Beasley; great-grandchildren, Zachry and Wyatt Beasley; a sister, Irene Chamberlin of Richmond; and a special nephew, Billy Beasley (Linda).
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Posted by roabowling on October 20, 2014
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Posted by roabowling on August 19, 2014