HR535: Celebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 535
Celebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, August 28, 2020

 

WHEREAS, Bishop Willie Roger Logan, who offered his spiritual leadership and wisdom to the Fredericksburg community for many years, died on May 14, 2020; and

WHEREAS, a native of Halifax County, Willie Roger (W.R.) Logan relocated to Alexandria with his family in 1955 and subsequently graduated from Parker-Gray High School, where he was a member of the basketball team; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan began to cultivate his deep and joyful faith at a young age, and while in Alexandria, he joined Antioch Church of Christ of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World-Wide; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan answered the call to ministry at the age of 19 and made many contributions to the Antioch Church of Christ community over the course of nearly 25 years; he played an instrumental role in renovations of the church building, served as head of the finance department, and worked with young people as a Sunday school superintendent; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan ministered to individuals incarcerated at Lorton Correctional Complex as a Bible study teacher; and

WHEREAS, a few years after graduating from Washington Bible College in Washington, D.C., W.R. Logan and his family moved to Fredericksburg to start Grace Redemption Church in 1979; and

WHEREAS, in 1999, W.R. Logan was appointed as an assistant to the bishop of Northern Virginia District 1 of the Bible Way Church, followed by consecration as a district elder; in 2004, he was honored by his appointment as bishop of the district; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 58 years, Rosa; his children, Anthony, Angelo, Victor, Ivan, and Chrystie, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Bishop Willie Roger Logan, a respected spiritual leader in Fredericksburg; 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 Bishop Willie Roger Logan as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 535

Offered August 18, 2020
Celebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.
Patrons-- Cole, J.G. and Cole, M.L.

WHEREAS, Bishop Willie Roger Logan, who offered his spiritual leadership and wisdom to the Fredericksburg community for many years, died on May 14, 2020; and

WHEREAS, a native of Halifax County, Willie Roger (W.R.) Logan relocated to Alexandria with his family in 1955 and subsequently graduated from Parker-Gray High School, where he was a member of the basketball team; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan began to cultivate his deep and joyful faith at a young age, and while in Alexandria, he joined Antioch Church of Christ of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World-Wide; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan answered the call to ministry at the age of 19 and made many contributions to the Antioch Church of Christ community over the course of nearly 25 years; he played an instrumental role in renovations of the church building, served as head of the finance department, and worked with young people as a Sunday school superintendent; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan also ministered to individuals incarcerated at Lorton Correctional Complex as a Bible study teacher; and

WHEREAS, a few years after graduating from Washington Bible College in Washington, D.C., W.R. Logan and his family moved to Fredericksburg to start Grace Redemption Church in 1979; and

WHEREAS, in 1999, W.R. Logan was appointed as an assistant to the bishop of Northern Virginia District 1 of the Bible Way Church, followed by consecration as a district elder; in 2004, he was honored by his appointment as bishop of the district; and

WHEREAS, W.R. Logan will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 58 years, Rosa; his children, Anthony, Angelo, Victor, Ivan, and Chrystie, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Bishop Willie Roger Logan, a respected spiritual leader in Fredericksburg; 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 Bishop Willie Roger Logan as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.