JOHN K. AITCHESON, JR. (Age 89)
Peacefully on December 26, 2012 at his home in Alexandria, VA. President of
J & H Aitcheson Plumbing Supply, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Virginia Dare Clarke Aitcheson. Mr. Aitcheson attended grade school in Alexandria; graduated from George Washington High School and then graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Engineering. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army
and served during World War II
. Jack was a charter member of Belle Haven Country Club; former member of the Kiwanis Club; and a longtime Alexandria business leader. He was the beloved husband of 35 years to Barbara Chauncey Aitcheson; devoted father of Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Gore; step-father of Robert, Thomas and James Chauncey; grandfather of Karenna, Kristin, Sarah, and Albert Gore, III, and Jennifer, Crystal, Taylor, and Courtney Chauncey; great grandfather of three; as well as brother of Nancy Taylor; and a friend to many.
Family and friends may gather on Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 1 p.m. until the time of a remembrance service at 2:30 p.m. at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22302. Flowers and a guest register may be found at