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John Edwin Settle, Jr.

September 15, 1939 - May 15, 2019


Norfolk (VA) Alumni Chapter

Chapter of Initiation: Petersburg Alumni (VA) Alumni (1971)

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Dr. John E. Settle Jr., 79, passed away May 15, 2019 in the comfort of his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia with his wife Audrey at his side.He was born on September 5, 1939 to John and Ernestine Settle and grew up in Ettrick, Virginia. He is survived by his wife of twenty-one years, Audrey Settle; his son and daughter-in-law, John E. Settle III and MaryKate Maier Settle, his daughters, Hope Settle and Angela Settle from a previous marriage to Betty Thompson Settle; two grandchildren, Raven Maier and J. Aedan Settle, sister-in-law, Gwendolyn West and brother-in-law, Lloyd A. Dixon.He received a degree in Animal Husbandry from Penn State University and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University. He taught at Tuskegee University and Virginia State University before he established Laburnum Veterinary Hospital in Richmond, Virginia where he practiced for more than 30 years until his retirement in 2005.Dr. Settle was a member of the Virginia Aquarium Foundation Board, the Pennsylvania State University Educational Equity Board and was an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi. He and his wife have such a strong belief that supporting education is a way of changing the world that they established scholarships at each of their alma maters of Penn State, Tuskegee University and Keuka College. He and his wife also established the John and Audrey Settle Scholarship to benefit college bound students in the Hampton Roads area.

Eastern Province

The Eastern Province, as a defined region of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., traces its origin to 1925. Earl B. Dickerson, the fifth Grand Polemarch of Kappa Alpha Psi, appointed John Miller Marquess the first Eastern Province Polemarch following the adjournment of the 15th Grand Chapter Meeting in December 1925.

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