Stories about the lives of prominent Alexandrians.

Minister Matthew Ian Gillette dies at 39

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Matthew Ian Gillette, a pillar of Alexandria’s Del Ray community who was known for his work with Casa Chirilagua and...

Former Republican City Councilor Carlyle “Connie” Ring dies at 90

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Carlyle “Connie” Ring, a former Republican city councilor and member of the Alexandria School Board, died on Aug. 19. He...

Bryan ‘Bugsy’ Watson, NHL defenseman and founder of Bugsy’s Pizza, dies...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Bryan Watson, otherwise known as “Bugsy,” a relentless National Hockey League defenseman who played for the Washington Capitals and founded...

Longtime U.S. Senator John Warner dies at 94

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com John Warner, a former Republican U.S. senator, died at his Alexandria home on May 25 due to a heart ailment. He...

Local real estate developer Charles Hooff III dies at 80

By Will Schick | wschick@alextimes.com Charles Hooff III, the principal owner and broker for Charles R. Hooff Realtors, died on Feb. 1 due to complications...

Charles Hooff III, dies at 80

Charles Hooff, the owner and principal broker for Charles R. Hooff Realtors, died on Feb. 2 due to complications from COVID-19. He was 80. As...