Otho Gladding III

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Otho Lee Gladding III
FRANKLIN—Otho Lee “Tobe” Gladding III, 74, died June 15, 2009, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Mr. Gladding was born in Baltimore, Md., a son of the late Agnes Geisen and Otho Lee Gladding Jr., and was reared in Tappanhannock.
He was predeceased by a brother, Irvin Lee Gladding.
He was a graduate of Christchurch School, Hampden-Sydney College, and received his Masters Degree in Education from The College of William and Mary.
He was a longtime educator and retired from the Southampton Public School system. He was an Army veteran and was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Frances Grove Gladding; three daughters, Laura Gladding of Charlottesville, Sarah G. Moskalski and husband Donnie of Richmond and Margaret Lee Gladding of Franklin; one granddaughter, Ava Frances Moskalski; one sister, Ann G. Carreras of Richmond; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with the Rev. Edmund Pickup officiating.
Because of his love of golf, a celebration of his life will be held on the 18th hole at Hobbs Hole Golf Course in Tappahannock at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 5349 E. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, VA 23502.
Wright Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.wrightfuneralhome.org.