Robert Dwight Roadman
Robert Dwight Roadman, of Richmond, VA died on February 5, 2013 at his home. He was born at Johnstown, PA on December 3, 1939, the son of the late Robert A. and Ruth Jenkins Roadman. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Schwab Roadman, two children, a daughter, Susan Douglas Roadman of Greenville, NC, and a son, Seth Jenkins Roadman of Richmond, and his constant companion, Wally the Dachshund. He graduated from Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, PA and then attended Yale University, graduating in 1961 with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. In t966, her earned his Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School, and was appointed law clerk to the Honorable Alexander Holtzoff, U.S. District Judge for the District of Comumbia. After completing the clerkship, he entered the Private practice of law in the District of Columbia with the law firm of Danzansky and Dickey where he was primarily responsible for antitrust litigation. He engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia for 38 years. During that period, he was well respected for maintaining strict ethical and high professional standards in his practice. Upon his retirement in 2002, he and Bonnie relocated to Richmond, where he began his most enjoyable second career of teaching business law courses at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Business. He was an ardent golfer much of his adult life and in his younger adult years was an avid fox hunter with the Warrenton Hunt. He is a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Richmond, the Fauquier Club, in Warrenton and Westwood Country Club, Vienna, VA. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on March 2, 2013 at 11am at Christ Church, 95 Green Street, Warrenton, VA 20186. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the charity of one's choice.
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