Mr. Lankford’s athletic interest continuedthrough coaching and attending the athleticpursuits of his children and grandchildren.He continued to be active in many sports —even winning a world championship medal inthe over-75 Pickleball Championships. Mostimportantly, he enjoyed time with his family andlifelong friends.
Mr. Lankford is survived by his wife, Diane;two children; six grandchildren; and his brother,William F. Lankford ’ 56.
Richards C. Lewis, Jr. ’60
Richards Chesterfield Lewis, Jr., of Charleston,South Carolina, died March 21, 2019.
At Woodberry, Richards Lewis participated inwrestling, football, and tennis. He was a memberof the current events club, German club, monitorboard, and choir, and also contributed to The Oracle.
Mr. Lewis graduated from the University ofVirginia in 1964 with a bachelor’s degree. Heserved in the US Army at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, inthe artillery and missile center. He then beganhis career as an investment consultant andfinancial planning specialist, first with RobinsonHumphrey Company in 1967 and then withMorgan Stanley. He was a vestry member andtreasurer at St. Michael’s Church and a memberof the Carolina Yacht Club, the Huguenot Society,the South Carolina Society, and St. Andrew’sSociety. He enjoyed spending time with familyand friends at his summer house on the creek.
Mr. Lewis is survived by his wife, Susan. Hiscousin was William E. Martin ’88.
F. Eugene Vogler III ’60
Francis Eugene Vogler III, of Mount Airy, NorthCarolina, died June 10, 2018.
Gene Vogler was an avid amateur golfer in hislater years but started by playing on the varsitygolf team at Woodberry, along with the varsitysoccer team. He was a member of the rifle cluband pistol club, monitor board, The Talon and TheOracle publications, and an assistant librarian. Hegraduated from R. J. Reynolds High School beforegoing on to earn a bachelor’s degree from EmoryUniversity in 1964.
Mr. Vogler returned home to become a fifth-generation funeral director at Frank Vogler & Sons.He was a member of Home Moravian Church, theRotary Club, and Cross Creek Country Club. Heloved playing bridge and dancing, but most of all,he loved the sea — fishing, boating, swimming,and looking for shells along the beach. In 1986, hehelped found Jarrett Bay Boatworks with a friend.
Mr. Vogler is survived by his wife, Gina; ason; a stepdaughter; two grandsons; and a step-grandson. He was preceded in death by a son.
G. Paull T. Sargent II ’ 62
George Paull Torrence Sargent II, ofWashington, DC, died December 13, 2019.
A sixth-generation resident of DC, PaullSargent was a student of determination, kindness,thoughtfulness, and consideration, with a “highsense of personal honor.” He served as a monitorand cheerleader, and was a member of the Germanclub, current events club, and grounds committee.He contributed to The Oracle and played on thesoccer and tennis teams.
Mr. Sargent attended Dickinson College andearned his bachelor’s from C.W. Post Collegein 1968. He spent six years in the US Army andArmy Reserve as a radio operator before joiningthe family real estate and property managementbusiness, Randall H. Hagner & Co. In his lateryears, he served as weekend manager andactivities specialist for Georgetown RetirementResidence. He also founded his own company,Call Paull, taking care of seniors and providingtransportation to various appointments. He was alifelong fan of the Washington football team.
Mr. Sargent is survived by a daughter.
Thomas M. Hutson III ’ 63
Thomas Marion Hutson III, of Indio, California,died October 23, 2019.
Tom Hutson came to Woodberry from Fresno,California. He served as a prefect and participatedin many clubs and organizations, including allthree school publications. He was secretary-treasurer of the dramatic club and president ofthe electronic club. Mr. Hutson was a star athlete,lettering in wrestling, track, and football, whichhe co-captained. He was inducted into the PublicSpeaking Honor Society and earned the WilliamJ. Haines Memorial medal.
Col. Hutson continued wrestling while a studentat the University of Arizona, where he was partof the ROTC. After earning his bachelor’s degreehe joined the US Army and served for twenty-oneyears, including both in Korea and Desert Storm.He retired as a lieutenant colonel. During hisservice he earned many accolades, including theLegion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious ServiceMedal, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal,and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He was partof the longest airborne drop in history when histroop traveled nonstop from Fort Bragg, NorthCarolina, to Korea.
VOGLER III ’60
G. PAULL T.
SARGENT II ’ 62
HUTSON III ’ 63
LEWIS, JR. ’60