Sidney Edwin Veazey

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Sidney Edwin Veazey

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On September 7, 2018 surrounded by family, "Ed" Veazey passed peacefully in the hospital from pneumonia complications and lung cancer. Born in September 1937 in Wilmington, N.C. son of Sidney Hester and Sallie Dosher Veazey. Adored husband of Joy Galantin Veazey for 56 ½ years. Beloved father of Karen (Joseph Balac), Ted (Kristin), Ginger (Wes Geertsema), and Warren (Jenna). The loving grandfather of Aidan, Ben, Carl, Dylan, Peter, Devon, Ellie, Joy, Hope and Peace. He attended schools in Wilmington, N.C., Andover Academy, MA. US Naval Academy class of 1959. Received a PhD in physics from Duke University. Served in nuclear submarines for 7 years. Switched career track to Engineering Duty. He was Deputy Commander at Dahlgren, OIC of White Oak retiring as a Captain after 23 ½ years of service to our country. A 40-year resident of King George, Va. He worked for ORI and ASG, Inc. Then he was self-employed as an entrepreneur until his death. He held 19 patents. He was a vibrant member of the civic community, was Past President of the Chamber of Commerce, helped form the K.G. County Historical Society, active in Lions Club and MOAA. As a real estate developer he developed Monmouth Village, Cleydael (saved the historic house), Peppermill Estates and Eagle Bay on the Potomac. He was passionate about energy conservation and the use of solar and wind energy. A memorial service will be held at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in King George at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 29, 2018. A luncheon will follow. His cremated remains will be inurned at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The King George County Historical Society, PO Box 424, King George, VA 22485 or Dahlgren Heritage Museum Foundation, PO Box 816, Dahlgren, VA 22448. Please see his full obituary at www.storkefuneralhome.com.
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