HJ987: Celebrating the life of Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 987
Celebrating the life of Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 21, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr., a highly admired member of the Richmond community, died on January 21, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Robert Crenshaw was born in Richmond to Bessie Stokes Johnson and the late Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Sr.; and

WHEREAS, in 1975, Robert Crenshaw graduated from Armstrong High School, where he was well-liked by his classmates, and began to study geology at Virginia State University; and

WHEREAS, during his freshman year at Virginia State University, Robert Crenshaw volunteered with the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club; his work made a positive difference in the lives of many local children and influenced his decision to change his major to special education; and

WHEREAS, Robert Crenshaw pursued a career with Barrett Juvenile Correctional Center, where he retired after 30 years of service to vulnerable youths; and

WHEREAS, affectionately known to family and friends as “Crennie,” Robert Crenshaw lived life to the fullest and inspired others through his generosity of spirit and unfailing kindness; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his daughters, Roquisha and Renika, Robert Crenshaw will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Dorothy; his son, Robert III, and his family; his mother, Bessie; 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 Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr.; 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 Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 987

Offered February 14, 2019
Celebrating the life of Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr.
Patrons-- McQuinn, Bourne and Rodman; Senators: Dance and Deeds

WHEREAS, Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr., a highly admired member of the Richmond community, died on January 21, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Robert Crenshaw was born in Richmond to Bessie Stokes Johnson and the late Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Sr.; and

WHEREAS, in 1975, Robert Crenshaw graduated from Armstrong High School, where he was well-liked by his classmates, and began to study geology at Virginia State University; and

WHEREAS, during his freshman year at Virginia State University, Robert Crenshaw volunteered with the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club; his work made a positive difference in the lives of many local children and influenced his decision to change his major to special education; and

WHEREAS, Robert Crenshaw pursued a career with Barrett Juvenile Correctional Center, where he retired after 30 years of service to vulnerable youths; and

WHEREAS, affectionately known to family and friends as “Crennie,” Robert Crenshaw lived life to the fullest and inspired others through his generosity of spirit and unfailing kindness; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his daughters, Roquisha and Renika, Robert Crenshaw will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Dorothy; his son, Robert III, and his family; his mother, Bessie; 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 Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr.; 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 Robert LeeErtiese Crenshaw, Jr., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.