Notices sorted by graduation date.
John James Frederick (Col ’50) of Traverse City, Michigan, died Dec. 16, 2018. At UVA, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, where he served as president. After graduating, he entered sales, specializing in metal products. In 1979, he opened his own metal brokerage, Caril Metals, serving the Midwest region. He sold the business in 1992 and retired with his wife to northern Michigan. Mr. Frederick was active in his community throughout his life, receiving multiple awards for his service. His daughter survives him.
William B. “Bill” Lucas (Law ’50 L/M) of Raleigh, North Carolina, died Nov. 29, 2018. He attended the College of William and Mary before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1942 at age 17. He completed the Navy V-12 officer-training program and served as the executive officer on a tank landing ship in the Pacific theater and in the occupation force of Japan. After his service, he completed his degree and went on to earn a law degree from UVA. He worked as legal counsel for Fieldcrest Mills in Eden, North Carolina, and as general counsel for Wheat First Securities in Richmond, Virginia, before retiring in 1989. Survivors include his wife, Ann; a daughter, Jane Lucas Smith (Com ’77 L/M); two sons; and five grandchildren.
Charles K. Coates (Col ’51 L/M) of New York City died Feb. 3, 2019. At UVA, he was on the staff of the Cavalier Daily and a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He served two years in the U.S. Army before beginning his career in journalism, first as a reporter for the Nashville Tennessean and then as a producer for NBC News in New York. While at NBC, he produced the Huntley-Brinkley Report, NBC Nightly News and the Sixth Hour News. In 1972, he left his native New Jersey to become an assistant professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico, a position he held until retiring to North Carolina in 1997. He remained there until the death of his wife, Elinor, in 2002. Two years later, he moved to New York and took up painting at the Art Students League. Survivors include his companion, Lois Moran; two daughters; a son; and six grandchildren.
Charlie Mapp Floyd (Com ’51 L/M) of Charlottesville died March 19, 2018. He attended Beacon Business College before joining the Newport News Shipyard and Dry Dock for a year. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in March 1943 and served for three years before being honorably discharged. After 27 years at the shipyard, Mr. Floyd left his position as personnel manager to join UVA as director of employment. He retired in 1980 after 11 years. He was a member of Sons of the American Revolution. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Boxley Floyd (Educ ’80); two daughters, including Virginia Floyd (Res ’84 L/M); a son; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Carlton Edward Martin (Col ’51 L/M) of Falls Church, Virginia, died March 25, 2019. He was the former executive director of the American Red Cross in both Fairfax, Virginia, and Saginaw, Michigan. Survivors include a daughter, a grandson, two great-grandsons, and a brother and sister.
George Warren Eudailey Jr. (Col ’52 L/M) of Charlottesville died Oct. 15, 2018. He served in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II. During his postgraduate studies, he taught fifth grade and considered it one of his most rewarding experiences. He joined Mass Mutual Life Insurance Co. in 1962 and received his chartered life underwriter designation from American University in 1967. He established a pension administration business, Qualified Plans Services, in 1974. Respected in professional circles, he received multiple awards, including Man of the Year Award from both the Charlottesville Life Underwriters Association and the Virginia Mass Mutual Agents Association, and he served as president of the regional chapter of underwriters. Mr. Eudailey was active in the community and served on various civic committees, including Jaycees, Charlottesville Dogwood Festival, Chamber of Commerce, YMCA and United Way. He supported the UVA Student Aid Foundation and enjoyed watching and supporting the ’Hoos. Survivors include his wife, Kitty; two daughters and their spouses; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
James A. Murphy Jr. (Col ’52) of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, died Feb. 19, 2019. At UVA, he was a member of the swim team, the Jefferson Society and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic during the Korean War and received the Korean Service Medal, two Bronze Star Medals and a Commendation Medal. Mr. Murphy retired after 37 years from New Jersey Manufacturers, where he was assistant vice president of the workers compensation claims department. In the community, he served nine years on the Lawrence Township Council and 10 years as an arbitrator for the municipal court. He coached Little League and was a charter member of Tom Hamnett Soccer League. Survivors include his wife, Regina; two sons; a daughter; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister.
Joseph “Joe” Mehalick (Educ ’54 L/M) of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, died March 10, 2019. At UVA, he was co-captain of the football team, a heavyweight on the boxing team, and a member of the Cornerstone Society, the Honor Committee and Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea from 1955 to 1957. Over a 40-year career, he sold insurance with Prudential, owned and operated Tri-Boro Cleaning and Laundry, and served as president of J.M. Properties and vice president of Carolina Material Handling in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1997, he retired with his wife to North Myrtle Beach, where they enjoyed golf, the beach and dancing on the sand. Survivors include his wife, Frances; three children; three grandchildren; and a sister.
Audrey Sanders Kardos (Nurs ’57 L/M) of Charlottesville died March 2, 2019. She attended what is now the University of Mary Washington before earning her nursing degree from UVA. She was a nurse at the UVA hospital for 40 years before retiring in 1997 as head nurse in the burns and plastic surgery department. She worked part time until 2000. A life member of both the Alumni Association and the UVA Nursing School Association, Ms. Kardos was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Thomas Jefferson Society. She was listed in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals and America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals. She took great pride in her family, her church and her beloved UVA. Survivors include her husband, Lewis; three sons; two granddaughters; two sisters and a brother.
Frederick MacDonald Quayle (Col ’59 L/M) of Suffolk, Virginia, died Nov. 24, 2018. At UVA, he played first-year lacrosse, was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, and was a city editor of the Cavalier Daily. He earned his law degree from T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, where he received the American Jurisprudence Prize for Excellence in Agency, Corporations and Pleading and Practice. Mr. Quayle practiced law for 40 years in Norfolk, Portsmouth and Chesapeake and, after his election to the Senate of Virginia in 1991, served as a legislator for 20 years. The National Child Support Enforcement Association selected him as National Legislator of the Year, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation selected him twice as Virginia Legislator of the Year. He was a member of the political science faculty of Christopher Newport University and Old Dominion University, and he served for two years as a member of the Virginia Parole Board. Survivors include his brother, Harold Quayle Jr. (Col ’53 L/M); and his son, Timothy Michael Quayle (Col ’05).