Oldric Joseph “Joe” LaBell, Jr

Oldric Joseph “Joe” LaBell, Jr

Fairfax, Fairfax City, Virginia, USA
Death 21 Nov 2014 (aged 74)
Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Burial Fairfax, Fairfax City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 139502660 · View Source
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NEWPORT NEWS - Oldric Joseph LaBell Jr. died peacefully Friday Nov. 21, 2014. Born August 8, 1940 he spent his childhood in Fairfax County then attended schools in Trinidad and Morocco and graduated 1959 from Frankfurt American High School. After a year at the University of Grenoble, France where he met his wife Margaret, he attended the University of Virginia graduating B.A. in Political Science in 1964.

Following graduation from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at William and Mary he was appointed clerk to Justice Harry L. Carrico of the Supreme Court of Virginia. In November 1969 he became an Assistant Prosecutor in the Newport News Commonwealth Attorney's Office.

He entered private practice in 1972 and before retiring served two years in the Newport News Public Defenders's Office. During his retirement he was associate counsel to other attorneys and appellate counsel for the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission. He was a long-time member of the Hampton Roads Torch Club.

Preceded in death by his parents Oldric and Alzene LaBell and his brothers Gregory and Steven, he is survived by his wife Margaret and his sons David and Daniel; his sister Sandra L. Milburn; his cousins Carl Pergler, Craig LaBell, Don Herring, Ella Newkirk, Diana Christ; his niece Lauren Beaver and many close friends.

-Published in Daily Press on Nov. 26, 2014

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oldric Joseph “Joe” LaBell, Jr (8 Aug 1940–21 Nov 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 139502660, citing Fairfax City Cemetery, Fairfax, Fairfax City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Allen Monasmith (contributor 46880788) .