Bill Text: VA SR561 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Myrl Lewis Hairfield.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2020-10-14 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR561ER) [SR561 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-SR561-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Myrl Lewis Hairfield.


Agreed to by the Senate, October 14, 2020


WHEREAS, Myrl Lewis Hairfield, an esteemed real estate developer and admired member of the Williamsburg community, died on September 14, 2020; and

WHEREAS, born in Roanoke, Myrl Hairfield attended Smithdeal-Massey Business College, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond; and

WHEREAS, throughout his long and illustrious career as a developer, Myrl Hairfield held executive positions with several prominent real estate companies, contributing greatly to the growth and economic prosperity of the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, Myrl Hairfield's achievements as a builder, which include the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, the Scott's Creek Marina in Portsmouth, and the Stonehouse at Mill Pond development in James City County, have benefitted innumerable Virginians over the years; and

WHEREAS, Myrl Hairfield was dedicated to the advancement of the real estate industry as a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Home Builders Association of Virginia, and the Peninsula Housing and Builders Association, for which he served as director from 1976 to 1979; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his many professional accomplishments, Myrl Hairfield was listed as a noteworthy development company executive by the publishing company Marquis Who's Who; and

WHEREAS, an avid hunter and fisherman, one of Myrl Hairfield's most cherished pastimes was his annual pheasant hunting trip to South Dakota, where he enjoyed bonding with close friends in the great outdoors; and

WHEREAS, Myrl Hairfield will be dearly remembered and fondly missed by his loving wife, Alice; his children, Carol and Sandra, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of Myrl Lewis Hairfield, an accomplished real estate developer who was beloved by many for his wisdom and friendship; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Myrl Lewis Hairfield as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for his memory.