Citizens of the Year, 1978-2014

Rappahannock News’ Citizen of the Year: “In recognition of those men and women whose outstanding leadership and accomplishments in the public interest have left an indelible mark upon the history of Rappahannock County.”

To nominate a Rappahannock citizen for this year’s (2015) award, go here.

Below is the complete list of all past winners (no award was presented in 2011):

1978 — Eva Smith

1979 — Herbert Barksdale & Mary B. Quaintance

1980 — Rachel Aylor

1981 — Mr. & Mrs. William Carrigan

1982 — Howard & Helen Holschuh

1983 — Don & Judy Bomberger

1984 — Mr. & Mrs. James P. Jamieson

1985 — William A. Buntin

1986 — Rayner V. Snead

1987 — Roger Roach

1988 — Phil Irwin

1989 — James W. Fletcher

1990 — Frances Thornton

1991 — Maurice O’Bannon

1992 — Rev. Jennings W. Hobson III

1993 — Marie Davis

1994 — Barbara Gentry

1995 — Paul Nichols

1996 — Louise Van Dort

1997 — Col. J. Stewart Willis

1998 — John Hartline

1999 — The Fletcher Family

2000 — John W. McCarthy

2001 — Charles K. “Pete” Estes

2002 — Patrick O’Connell & Reinhardt Lynch

2003 — Dr. Werner Krebser

2004 — Ann Spieker

2005 — Wendy Weinberg

2006 — Bob Lander

2007 — Bill & Linda Dietel

2008 — Claudia Mitchell

2009 — Hal & Beverly Hunter

2010 — Richard Lykes (posthumous)

2012 — Noel Laing & Lilo Foster

2013 — Doug Baumgardner & Lillian Aylor

2014 — Rev. Jennings W. Hobson III

 

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