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Spiros Wallace Stieffen

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Spiros Wallace Stieffen Obituary
JAMES CITY COUNTY - Spiros Wallace Stieffen, age 92, a resident of James City County died peacefully on Sunday August 20,2017after a brief illness. He was born on April 29, 1925 in Newport News, Virginia. He spent most of his life in Hampton where he, his father and his brothers formally owned and operated Buckroe Beach Amusement Park. Mr. Stieffen earned a BS Degree in Business from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and served in the Navy during WWII. He was elected to the Virginia General Assembly in 1978 to represent the 91ST District .He represented the 91st District until 1994. He served as the Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay and its Tributaries Committee and the committees of Privileges and Elections, Roads and Internal Navigation and Finance. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to tell stories of his many trips. Mr. Stieffen is survived by his wife of 65 years Jacqueline Canepa Stieffen, a brother ,Dennis R.Stieffen of Hampton, a daughter and her husband Lynn and Jimmy Haggard of Williamsburg Virginia, two grandchildren Meredith Haggard Maust and her husband Brock of Newport News Virginia and J. Marshall Haggard and his wife Lucy Kay and a great granddaughter ,Beatrice Scott Haggard of Nashville Tennessee and all of his nieces and nephews. At Mr. Stieffen's request, there will be no ceremonial service. The family would like to thank At Home Care Hospice and Home Care Assistance for the loving care provided during his illness. Mr. Stieffen has asked that memorial contributions be made to At Home Care Hospice, The Chesapeake Bay Foundation or .
Published in Daily Press on Aug. 23, 2017
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