HJ710: Celebrating the life of Charles Krum, Jr.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 710
Celebrating the life of Charles Krum, Jr.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 21, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, January 31, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Charles Krum, Jr., a respected pharmacist and an active member of the Southwest Virginia community, died on October 6, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Charles “Charlie” Krum, Jr., grew up in Yoakum, Texas, and attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy; he subsequently served his country as a member of the United States Army for two years and the United States Army Reserve for two years; and

WHEREAS, after his honorable military service, Charlie Krum lived in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he worked for Eli Lilly and Company, then Marion, South Carolina, where he opened English Park Pharmacy; and

WHEREAS, Charlie Krum first came to the Commonwealth to work for Southwestern Virginia Community Health Services, until he relocated to Athens, Tennessee, and opened Athens Pharmacy, which he sold to Rite Aid; and

WHEREAS, Charlie Krum returned to Southwest Virginia, where he worked for Rite Aid until his well-earned retirement and was an active member of the Virginia Housing Development Authority, Virginia Pharmaceutical Association, People Incorporated, Dominion Bank Advisory Board, Dickenson County Board of Supervisors, Dickenson County 4-H, Kiwanis Club, Civitan International, Optimist Club, Rotary Club, Knights of Columbus, and the Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his exceptional legacy of civic leadership and professional excellence, Charlie Krum earned the title of Kentucky Colonel, among many other awards and accolades throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, Charlie Krum will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his beloved wife, Adina; his children, Brian and Jennifer, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Charles Krum, Jr., a pharmacist who made many contributions to the Southwest Virginia community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Charles Krum, Jr., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 710

Offered January 14, 2019
Celebrating the life of Charles Krum, Jr.
Patrons-- O'Quinn and Pillion; Senator: Carrico

WHEREAS, Charles Krum, Jr., a respected pharmacist and an active member of the Southwest Virginia community, died on October 6, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Charles “Charlie” Krum grew up in Yoakum, Texas, and attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy; he subsequently served his country as a member of the United States Army for two years and the United States Army Reserve for two years; and

WHEREAS, after his honorable military service, Charlie Krum lived in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he worked for Eli Lilly and Company, then Marion, South Carolina, where he opened English Park Pharmacy; and

WHEREAS, Charlie Krum first came to the Commonwealth to work for Southwestern Virginia Community Health Services, until he relocated to Athens, Tennessee, and opened Athens Pharmacy, which he sold to Rite Aid; and

WHEREAS, Charlie Krum returned to Southwest Virginia, where he worked for Rite Aid until his well-earned retirement and was an active member of the Virginia Housing Development Authority, Virginia Pharmaceutical Association, People Incorporated, Dominion Bank Advisory Board, Dickenson County Board of Supervisors, Dickenson County 4-H, Kiwanis Club, Civitan International, Optimist Club, Rotary Club, Knights of Columbus, and the Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his exceptional legacy of civic leadership and professional excellence, Charlie Krum earned the title of Kentucky Colonel, among many other awards and accolades throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, Charlie Krum will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his beloved wife, Adina; his children, Brian and Jennifer, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Charles Krum, Jr., a pharmacist who made many contributions to the Southwest Virginia community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Charles Krum, Jr., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.