Obituary: William David Morrissette Sr.
William “Bill” David Morrissette Sr. of Chester, Va., passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Born in Tazewell, Va., to the late Clarence L. and Vicie Ratcliffe Morrissette, he was also preceded in death by his sisters, Nancye Woods, Violet and his twin, Betty Whitlock. Bill was a member of... Read more
ANDERSON, Calvin W., 62, of North Chesterfield. BAIN, Daniel J. Sr., 76, of North Chesterfield, widower of Brenda C. Bain. BILTER, Frederick Joseph Jr., 79, of Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Nancy S. Bilter. BROOKS, Winston Rucker Jr., 72, of Chesterfield. BROWNE, Mary Evelyn S., 89, of North Chesterfield, widow of Hillie... Read more
The Chesterfield County Police Department reports that Melissa D. Edmondson, 39, died following a two-vehicle crash in the 7100 block of Woodpecker Road at about 6:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6. Police said a 2018 Volkswagen Beetle was traveling west on Woodpecker Road when it crossed into the eastbound travel... Read more
Two displaced after fire Flames were showing from the roof of a home at 11800 Middlecoff Drive on Monday, Aug. 26, and firefighters quickly arrived on scene. Capt. Joe Harvey of Chesterfield Fire and EMS said the fire was reported at 11:40 a.m. and the occupant who was home... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries September 2, 2019

ADAMS, Ethel Genevieve Easley, 96, of Chesterfield. BYRD, Kevin Daniel, 60, of Chesterfield, husband of Jennifer Snead Byrd. HAGOOD, Wilhelmina, 68, of North Chesterfield, wife of Thomas Johnson. HICKEY, Martin John, of Chesterfield, a Vietnam War-era Navy veteran, husband of Susan Payne Hickey. KISER, Ray Elmer, 92, of Chesterfield, widower of Floria Ruth Kiser.... Read more
Police seek bank   robbery suspect
Police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 5630 Hopkins Road at about 9:20 a.m. Aug. 22. Police said the suspect approached a teller and passed a note demanding money. When the teller did not immediately respond to the note, the suspect allegedly... Read more
Police charge woman     in stabbing incident
Chesterfield County Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in the 3700 block of Cannington Drive at 4:12 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Police responded to the 3700 block of Cannington Drive, east of Hopkins Road, for a report of a suspicious situation. Upon arrival, officers located a woman... Read more
Former Bird AD, coach charged with embezzlement
Chesterfield Police recently arrested a man in connection with felony embezzlement that occurred at L.C. Bird High School. David Wayne Bedwell, 48, used school purchase orders to purchase approximately $5,000 worth of equipment and other items, which he allegedly took with him to Henrico upon being hired as the... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries August 27, 2019

BEASLEY, Swade Roger Sr., 83, of Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Patricia Ann Pendleton Beasley. BRYNER, Helen Markiel, 100, of Chesterfield. CHURCH, Ronald “Gary,” 77, of Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Sarah Church. CONNER, Stacey R., 51, of Chesterfield. EMORY-WHITE, Edith Carol, 79, of North... Read more
Crash on Varina-Enon Bridge
It was a close call on the Varina-Enon Bridge on Tuesday, Aug. 13, when a pickup truck hauling a machine jackknifed and crashed. Corrine Geller of the Virginia State Police said the single-vehicle crash occurred around 11:52 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 295 at mile marker 18.... Read more