|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1958, USA|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 2007|
Barton Bentley Cregger, 49, of Powhatan (Richmond), Va. and formerly of Roanoke, Va., passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at the VCU Medical Center. Bart was Associate Dean of the School of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Bart joined VCU in 1998 and was key to shaping the future of the School of Engineering. Prior to joining VCU, Bart held engineering and business roles at several technology companies, including Medeco Security Locks in Salem, Va., and Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas. He was a Master Mason of Melrose Masonic Lodge of Roanoke, Va. Bart was a loving and devoted husband, son, brother and stepfather, and was much admired by his friends, students, colleagues and associates. Born March 14, 1958, in Roanoke, Bart graduated from William Fleming High School in Roanoke in 1976, from the University of Virginia with his bachelor's degree in 1980 and master's degree in electrical engineering in 1982. Bart was preceded in death by his father, Frank Albert Cregger, in October 2006. Bart is survived by his wife, the love of his life, Norma Bond Cregger; mother, Susan Bentley Cregger, of Roanoke; sister and brother-in-law Stephanie and Steven Reger, of Sterling, Va.; stepdaughter and her husband, Julia and Michael Atalla, of Bellevue, Wash.; aunts and uncles, Edna and Lewis Clark, June Cregger Lucas, Geraldine Prather Cregger, all of Roanoke; Joan Bentley Hoelzer, of Virginia Beach, Va.; Bayne Bentley and Mary Abu-Saba, of California; Edward and Virginia Bentley, of Texas, and many cousins; father-inlaw and his wife, Royal and Pat Bond, of Radford, Va.; brothersin-law and their wives, Edward and Marsha Bond, of Georgia, Steven and Ginger Bond, of North Carolina, and Roy Lee and Chom Bond, of Dublin, Va.; sisters-in-law and their husbands, Sandra and Horace Copeland, of Williamsburg, Va., Bonita and Russell Johnston, of Troutville, Va.; also a special godson, Boone Yandle, of North Carolina. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 31 at 2 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel on Peters Creek Road, with the Rev. Russell Cheatham officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites by Melrose Masonic Lodge. The family will receive visitors on Friday, March 30, 2007, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel, 6732 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to The Barton B. Cregger Scholarship Fund, in care of VCU School of Engineering Foundation, P.O. Box 843068, Richmond, Va. 23284. Arrangements are by Oakey's North Chapel and Crematory, 540-362-1237.
Published in the Roanoke Times from 3/28/2007 - 3/31/2007.
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
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Record added: Mar 30, 2007
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Rest in Peace.....William Fleming classmate.|
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