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 Orval Johnson Hand

Orval Johnson Hand

Birth
Belmont, Allegany County, New York, USA
Death 2 May 1967 (aged 63)
Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Portville, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Plot E-44SE-4
Memorial ID 100143306 · View Source
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Info. from Findagrave member, Cherie Officer and the Progress-Index, Petersburg, Virginia Tuesday, May 2, 1967 Page 16. Orval was born in Belmont, NY., the son of Simeon D. and Gertrude (Johnson) Hand. He graduated from Bucknell University in 1926 and was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Orval was a retired plant manager for Hercules Powder Co. of Hopewell, Virginia and passed away at his home, 2908 Forest Hills Road, after a brief illness. He was a member of Myrtle Lodge No. 131, A F & A M of Montour Falls, NY. He had served as chairman of the Virginia Water Pollution Board and at the time of his death he was an honorary member. Orval was also vice chairman of the Appomattox Water Authority; a member of the Appomattox Development Corp.: a member of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce; a former president of the Camera Club of Richmond; a member of the National Rifle Association and the National Bench Rest Shooters Association. At the time of his death he was survived by his wife, Beatrice G. Hand of Petersburg and a niece, Mrs. Beverly Young of Daly City, CA. The funeral was held at the Chapel of J.T. Morris & Son with burial at Chestnut Hill on May 4, 1967.


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  • Created by: Mark Weitzel
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100143306
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orval Johnson Hand (7 Jul 1903–2 May 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100143306, citing Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Weitzel (contributor 47233373) .