EDWARD GULAGER FENWICK, JR. (Age 83) Of Virginia Beach, passed away May 16, 2010 in Virginia Beach General Hospital.
Born February 22, 1927 in Washington DC, he attended Swanee Military Academy for two years, then graduated from Western High School in D.C. in 1946. He got his B.A. in History from University of VA., got his Masters in Foreign Affairs from American University and his Law Degree from George Washington University.
Ed served briefly in the Navy during WWII. He practiced law at Mason, Fenwick and Lawrence which his father had founded. Ed practiced trademark, copyright and patent law in Washington until his retirement.
He was a member of Baylake United Methodist Church, the Rotary Club in Arlington, VA and was a trustee for Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA.
Ed, affectionately known as "Bucky" loved to read and was a walking encyclopedia of historical facts. In his younger years, Bucky loved to fish and enjoy time in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
His Church and family were integral parts of his life. He will be missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace.
Ed was predeceased by his beloved wife, Dorothea Vanderslice Fenwick and is survived by two brother-in-laws, Samuel P. Vanderslice III and wife Kathy of Elizabeth City, NC and Frank Myers of Manassas, VA and relatives, Cathy Combs and husband Michael of Virginia Beach, Margie Turner and husband Larry of Crowley, TX, Samuel P. Vanderslice IV and wife Latricia of Virginia Beach, Jennifer Davis of Elizabeth City, NC, Janice Kent, Kris Jameson of Charlotte, NC, Bryan Lipscomb and wife Lisa and a host of other nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.
A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at Baylake United Methodist Church with Rev. Burt Brooks officiating. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery in Arlington, VA with Rev. Mochel Morris officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society . Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home Great Neck Chapel is handling the arrangements.