12/10/08 - NNHS Newsletter -
William Edgar Asbell
Friends and Schoolmates,
Yet again we bring you sad news. Ed Asbell, Class of 1953, passed away in Hampton on Sunday, December 7, 2008 at the age of 73.
From the Daily Press - 12/10/08:
William Edgar Asbell
HAMPTON - William Edgar
Asbell, 73, of Hampton, Va., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, after a brief
He was a beloved brother, uncle, cousin and friend, lived most of his life in the Peninsula area.
He was a graduate of Newport News High School and attended Parson's Art College in New York. He patriotically served his county in the U.S. Air Force. Ed was a creative person and talented artist. He lived and worked in New York for many of his earlier years. Mr. Asbell was interested in all forms of art and music and worked with the Peninsula Community Theater and a volunteer at the Ferguson Center of the Arts.
Ed was predeceased by his parents, William Anderson Asbell and Hilda Asbell McCravy.
He is survived by his loving sister, Helen Asbell Cardwell and husband,
Spencer; niece, Melody Secrest and husband, Russell, all of Raleigh,
N.C.; two nephews, Spencer Cardwell III and wife, Wendy of Moorpark,
Calif., and Brian Cardwell and wife, Joanne of Green, Ohio; 10 beloved
great- nieces and nephews; five great-great-nieces and nephews; his best
friend, Richard Capen and his special lady, Nellie Holman.
Our deepest sympathies are extended to the Asbell family and their friends.
From Bill Campbell ('54) of VA - 12/13/08 - "Edgar Asbell":
Edgar Asbell graduated from NNHS in June, 1953. This is his photo
in the 1953 Anchor.
Keep up the good work.
Class of 1954
Thank you so very much, Bill! I do so strive to keep complete records, and I do not have a copy of the '53 Anchor, so I really appreciate your scanning this for me!
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06
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