Clipped From The Danville Register
his the to GOP he to of RICHMOND (AP) -- William Wight Venable, 61, a former Virginia legislator and Bahamas land developer, died Thursday at his home here after a illness. Venable was an international- ly known developer of Nassau, the principal city of New dence Island in the Bahamas. He also was known as a facturer of agricultural chemi- cals in Grinnell, Iowa. A native of Norfolk, he represented the port city in Virginia House of Delegates. Venable attended Hampden- Sydney College and received law degree from Washington and Lee University in 1931. He is survived by the Mrs. Margaret Lathrop Moore Venable; two sons, W.H.C. able of Richmond and W.W Venable Jr. of New York; a sister, Mrs. Emmett Kyle Virginia Beach, and four grand- children. A funeral service will be Friday at noon at the A.W. nett Funeral Home here, with graveside service at 4 p.m. Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery Virginia Beach.