In Memoriam

RBAA members who have passed away

We have lost many members over the years. We honor and miss them all.

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Mary Virginia Ashton
Earl Ashton
Randolph Barclay
Tony Buckner
Michael Bumbry
James Bushrod
Glorine Campbell
Robert “Jack” Campbell
Paul Hines
Cheryl Roach Hodge
Frank Holmes
Major Holmes
Ida Mae Jackson
Louis Jackson
Agnes Jackson Jones
Ernest Jordon
Bernard Lucas
Bennie Meeks
James “Brother” Newton
Shirley Maiden O’Brien
Charles S. Parker, Sr.
Charles S. Parker, Jr.
Harold “Dooley” Pryor
Barbara Jean Purdie
Melvine Maiden Smith
Phyllis Spencer
Elmore “Pop” Tyler
James Vaughn
Janet Waddy

(Updated February 2, 2023)

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Watch The Road to School Desegregation Documentary

Produced by the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association and King George County School Board, The Road to School Desegregation is a documentary video detailing the struggle for educational equality in King George County, Virginia and across the United States. Deepen your knowledge of this part of our nation’s vital history and support the mission of the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association in the process!


Your contributions and involvement with the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association directly fund historic preservation, community education and the college scholarship award. Find out more about how you can get involved and make an important difference.

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