Final tributes for August Moon announced

Funeral arrangements are now complete for Richmond entertainer and political advocate August Moon, who died at age 85 on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.

August Moon, a man of many names and vocations, dies at age 85

One of Richmond’s most colorful figures in entertainment and politics has died.

Christine King Farris, the last living sibling of Martin Luther King Jr., dies at 95

Christine King Farris, the last living sibling of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., died Thursday, June 29, 2023, at age 95.

Athlete, coach and educator Ethan M. Pitts Jr. dies at age 50

For the first time in at least 15 years, veteran Coach Ethan Matthew “Matt” Pitts Jr. was missing from the Richmond delegation to the Virginia Special Olympics summer games at the University of Richmond.

Agnes Wilder Nicholson dies at age 98

Agnes Wilder Nicholson, who spent much of her life in education and civic service, died Saturday, May 6, 2023, at age 98.

Agnes Abuom, global ecumenist, peacemaker and African church leader, dies at 73

Kenya Agnes Abuom, a global ecumenical leader and peacemaker, died on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at the age of 73 while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Nairobi.

Servant leader Gregory A. Cummings dies at 67

Gregory A. Cummings, a role model for Chesterfield County and Petersburg youths, was memorialized Tuesday at Second Baptist Church in South Side Richmond. He died Saturday, May 20, 2023, at age 67.

Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ dead at 83

Tina Turner, the singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and ’70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the ...

The life and legacy of Jim Brown, all-time NFL great and social activist

If ever the term “larger than life” fit one individual, it would be Jim Brown, the athlete, actor and activist.

Civic activist Donald Jerome Garrett, who exposed payday loan practices, dies at age 69

Donald Jerome Garrett kept active in civic affairs despite suffering from kidney disease that required him to receive dialysis three days a week.

Musician Marlon Cox remembered for his talent, personality and sense of humor

Musician and entrepreneur Marlon Jermaine Cox died on Saturday, April 29, 2023, after a suffering a medical emergency in early April.

Jean Allen Eggleston remembered for her substance and style

Jean Allen Eggleston, a lifelong Richmonder, died on Monday, May 1, 2023, at the age of 89. She will be remembered as loving and supportive to her family, a loyal friend, a kind teacher and a fashionista.

John Fitzhugh Jones Jr., educator and child advocate, remembered

Retired Army Reserve Lt. Col. John Fitzhugh Jones Jr., who spent three decades sched- uling classes and counseling students in Richmond Public Schools, has died.

William U. Booker Sr., entrepreneur, civic and spiritual leader, dies at age 95

William Ulysses Booker Sr. sought to seize the opportunities that came his way.

Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer, dies at 96

Harry Belafonte, the civil rights and entertainment gi- ant who began as a groundbreaking actor and singer and became an activist, humanitarian and conscience of the world, has died. He was 96.