09/30/17 - NNHS Newsletter - John Stover
John Henry Stover, Jr.
Newport News High School / _____ High School Class of 1965
Friends and Schoolmates,
We have another sad if slightly belated edition of the NNHS Newsletter today. John Stover, Class of 1965, passed away in Yorktown on Monday, September 04, 2017 at the age of 70.
From Rick Harman ('65) of VA - 09/29/17, 6:35 PM - " John Stover, Jr.":
|It seems to me that John was at
NNHS as I remember him from 8th and 9th grade; never kept up with him
after that. He may have even transferred out of our school, but he was
definitely there early on and perhaps someone else following the school
site and letters will want to know.
Thank you so much for calling this to my attention, Rick. I didn't really know John as our paths never crossed, but now I do remember his name. His eighth grade portrait appears in the 1961 Anchor, but I could find no listing for him in the '62-'65 editions, nor in the '63 Krabba, but as this image shows him wearing a graduation gown, he surely transferred to one of the other peninsula high schools. As he began with us, however, we're going to keep him with us in our listings.
You have my sincerest condolences on the loss of your friend and classmate.
From the Daily Press - 09/07/17:
Henry Stover, Jr.
YORKTOWN - John Henry Stover, Jr., 70, died on Monday, September 4,
John was a lifelong peninsula resident. He served in the Navy on the submarine USS Remora.
He had worked at Hutchen's Chevrolet, Montgomery Ward's and Lowe's.
Survivors include his wife, Alicia E. Stover of Newport News; 4 children, Frances A. Church (Wally) of Yorktown, John H. Stover, III (Derek) of Newport News, Thomas Kelly Stover (Allison) of Yorktown, and William B. Stover (Nikki) of Newport News; and granddaughter, Ashly Church.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Newport News Park , Shelter #19.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Newport News Park, Shelter #19.
Please leave condolences at
www.wjsmithandsonfh.com. Arrangements by W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at
September 07, 2017
Sorry for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort in God's promise to swallow up death forever and wipe the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25:8 May you also find comfort from God's word the Bible. Romans 15:4
Our deepest sympathies
are extended to John's family, friends, and classmates at this difficult
This information is also posted here:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
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Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me
Words by Edward Hopper
Music by John E. Gould, 1871
Jesus Savior, pilot me over life's tempestuous sea;
Unknown waves before me roll, hiding rock and treacherous shoal;
Chart and compass came from Thee; Jesus, Savior, pilot me.
As a mother stills her child, Thou canst hush the ocean wild;
Boisterous waves obey Thy will, when Thou say'st to them "Be still!"
Wondrous Sov'reign of the sea, Jesus, Savior, pilot me.
When at last I near the shore and the fearful breakers roar,
'Twixt me and the peaceful rest; then, while leaning on Thy breast,
May I hear Thee say to me, "Fear not, I will pilot thee."
"Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://my.homewithgod.com/heavenlymidis2/pilotme.html - um, a long time ago...
Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com – 01/27/05
Animated Navy Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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