#LoveforVB: Here’s a list of the memorials for the 12 victims

Southside Daily compiled of list of the 12 victim’s memorial services.

One victim’s memorial services, Katherine M. Dixon, were held Thursday and two others, Richard “Rich” Nettleton and Robert “Bobby” Williams were not made available publicly.

Here are the wake, funeral, celebration of life and memorial times for the remaining victims.

Mary Lou Gayle

 

“She was a friend to all who knew her. Mary Lou volunteered extensively in the community, including in multiple capacities at Ocean Lakes High School, coaching cheerleading through the Courthouse Recreation Association and supporting the parish community of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church.” – Crutsinger & Gayle family

Wake service: Thursday, June 6 at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Lasking Road Chapel from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Funeral service: Friday, June 7 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 1968 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Princess Anne Memorial Park.

Michelle “Missy” Langer

Michelle “Missy” Langer

“Missy was a bright and bubbly woman. She loved people. Loved the Steelers, Michigan Wolverines and Paul McCartney.” – Kim Page Langer

Wake service: Friday, June 7 at Dawson Funeral Home, 215 W 5th St in East Liverpool, Ohio at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Church service: Saturday, June 8 at St. John Lutheran Church, 400 W Hill Blvd. in East Liverpool, Ohio at 9:30 a.m.

Ryan Keith Cox
Ryan Keith Cox

Ryan Keith Cox

“Ryan loved sports, reading and studying the Bible.” – Cox family

Wake service: Friday, June 7, at Beach Funeral & Cremation Services, 4456 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach at 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Funeral service: Saturday, June 8, at New Hope Baptist Church, 395 Old Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach at 11 a.m.

Herbert “Bert” Snelling
Herbert “Bert” Snelling

Herbert “Bert” Snelling Jr.

“He was a genuinely humble and self-sacrificing man with an infectious laugh, and we will never forget that he not only found humor in every opportunity, he also helped others to find joy in all things. His unforgettable phrases, quotes and song lyrics were always a perfect fit for any and all situations.” – Snelling family

Wake service: Friday, June 7 at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Funeral service: Saturday, June 8, at London Bridge Baptist Church, 2460 Potters Road at noon. Burial to follow at Rosewood Memorial Park.

Tara Welch Gallagher

Tara Welch Gallagher

“Tara was kind in her heart, compassionate in her actions, and humble in her demeanor. Tara projected a quiet ease; she was always present, but never pretentious.”

Wake service: Friday, June 7, at Baker-Foster Funeral Home, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Funeral service: Saturday, June 8, at the Church of the Holy Family, 1279 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth.

Laquita C. Brown, a right-of-way agent who lived in Chesapeake, was an avid traveler who chronicled trips to New York City, Europe, and West Africa. A friend of hers called her “Ms. Worldwide.” Her 40th birthday was coming up in November.
Laquita C. Brown

Laquita Chenoah Brown

Wake service: Saturday, June 8 at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, 500 Liberty Street, Chesapeake from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Funeral service: Saturday, June 15 at Tallwood High School, 1668 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach at 1 p.m.

Joshua O. Hardy

Joshua Orion Hardy

“He had the BEST sense of humor and always made us laugh; he also enjoyed playing the guitar.” – Hardy family

Wake service: Saturday, June 8, at Metropolitan Funeral Service, 120 W. Berkley Ave., Norfolk from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Funeral service: Sunday, June 9, at the funeral home at noon. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk.

Alexander Mikhail Gusev

Alexander Mikhail Gusev

“He was very active in his spare time playing volleyball, soccer for many years and never missed a game or a practice. He loved the ocean and surfing. Alex was an easy-going person with a great scene of humor.” – Gusev family

Funeral service: Sunday, June 9 at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, 601 Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach at 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Rosewood Memorial Park.

 

Christopher Kelly Rapp
Christopher Kelly Rapp

Christopher “Chris” Rapp

“Chris was my late husband’s big brother. He was the most honest, humble and unassuming person I knew.” – Susan Metcalf Rapp

Funeral service: Sunday, June 9 at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 5181 Singleton Way, Virginia Beach at 3 p.m. Inurnment to follow at the church.

Katherine A. Lusich Nixon
Katherine A. Lusich Nixon

Katherine “Kate” M. Nixon

“She was widely respected in her field, and was a strong advocate for women pursuing careers in engineering. Kate was a person who always put others before herself.” – Lusich & Nixon family

Wake service: Wednesday, June 5 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach at 7 p.m.

Funeral service: Thursday, June 6 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach at 11 a.m.

Richard H. Nettleton

Richard “Rich” Nettleton

“He was my rock, my protector, best friend and the love of my life.” – Sarah Nettleton, Richard’s wife

Robert “Bobby” Williams

Robert “Bobby” Williams

“Our beloved husband, father and PopPop was a private man of few words.” – Williams’ family

The City of Virginia Beach and United Way of the South Hampton Roads has created the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund. 100 percent of the donations will go to the victim’s families and the donations are not tax-deductible.

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