Bill Text: VA HR13 | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Sidney E. Sankey, Jr.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-01-12 - Agreed to by House [HR13 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-HR13-Introduced.html
Offered January 9, 2018
Celebrating the life of Sidney E. Sankey, Jr.
Patron-- Jones, S.C.

WHEREAS, Sidney E. Sankey, Jr., of Suffolk, a chemist and an accomplished world traveler, died on September 9, 2017; and

WHEREAS, born in Amarillo, Texas, Sidney "Gene" Sankey grew up in Texas, Oklahoma, and California; and

WHEREAS, after graduating from Purdue University, Gene Sankey began a long career in the chemical industry, which took him all over the country before he settled in Suffolk; and

WHEREAS, Gene Sankey was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hiking and backpacking in the mountains, birdwatching, and gardening; and

WHEREAS, Gene Sankey was well-traveled throughout his life, and he and his wife visited many countries around the world; and

WHEREAS, Gene Sankey will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 66 years, Gail; children, Sue and Alan, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Sidney E. Sankey, Jr., an admired member of the Suffolk community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Sidney E. Sankey, Jr., as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for his memory.