Bill Text: VA HR622 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Stanley Irving Goldsmith.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2020-10-14 - Bill text as passed House (HR622ER) [HR622 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-HR622-Introduced.html
Offered October 7, 2020
Celebrating the life of Stanley Irving Goldsmith.
Patrons-- Byron, Edmunds, Fariss and Walker

WHEREAS, Stanley Irving Goldsmith of Lynch Station, a consummate public servant who worked diligently to enhance the quality of life in the Town of Altavista and Campbell County, died on September 16, 2020; and

WHEREAS, a native of Syracuse, New York, Stanley Goldsmith earned bachelor's degrees from Syracuse University and the University of Missouri and a master's degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and

WHEREAS, after two decades of service to the nation as a member of the United States Army, Stanley Goldsmith retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel and settled in Campbell County; and

WHEREAS, Stanley Goldsmith took an active role in local life, serving as town manager of Altavista for 20 years and as the head of the Region 2000 Economic Development Partnership for the Lynchburg area for six years; and

WHEREAS, desirous to be of further service, Stanley Goldsmith ran for and was elected to the Campbell County Board of Supervisors in 2007 and ably represented the residents of the Altavista District for nearly 11 years; and

WHEREAS, Stanley Goldsmith was a tireless advocate for his constituents and earned the admiration of his colleagues in local government for his wealth of knowledge, practical leadership style, and wise insights; and

WHEREAS, Stanley Goldsmith enjoyed fellowship and worship with the congregation of Leesville United Methodist Church and generously volunteered his time with many civic organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, the Leesville Lake Association, and the Altavista Main Street Program; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Helen, Stanley Goldsmith will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his children, Kyle, Bruce, and Kameron, 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 Stanley Irving Goldsmith, a dedicated public servant in Campbell County; 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 Stanley Irving Goldmsith as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for his memory.