Case Ashmore Bodiford ’93

Case Ashmore Bodiford ’93 went to join his Lord and family on July 1. Bodiford was born in Pensacola, Fla., on June 25, 1971. He received his B.S. from Davidson in anthropology, M.S. from Samford University in environmental management, and J.D. from Cumberland School of Law. Bodiford was employed with the State of Florida’s Department of Revenue as a senior tax attorney in the Office of General Counsel. He had a passion for history and philosophy. He was an avid reader and enjoyed writing as well. In addition to Bodiford’s passions, he held strong relationships with his friends and family. Everyone knew him as a kind, caring, highly intelligent person who always made the people around him laugh with his witty repertoire. He will be remembered by his beloved parents, Larry Ashmore and Elizabeth Whitehead Bodiford; his devoted wife, Samantha Bodiford, 5390 Pedrick Crossing Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32317; loving daughter, Elizabeth Grace Bodiford; father and mother-in-law, Sonny and Patricia Thornsberry; brother-in-law, Keith Thornsberry; and will be dearly missed by extended family, Ken, Marilu, Ashley, and Rebecca Allewelt.

David Waldon Kerns ’93

David Waldon Kerns ’93, formerly of Blacksburg, Va., passed away Dec. 17 in Charlotte, N.C. He was the son of Waldon R. Kerns and the late Gayle Crabill Kerns of Blacksburg, Va. He is survived by his wife, Jane Knox Kerns, 1824 Nassau Blvd., Charlotte, N.C. 28205-3026. David was a fine young man who enjoyed running with his cross country teammates. In the late 80s and early 90s he ran on three state championship cross country teams while at Blacksburg High School. He went on to be a member of the cross country and track teams during his four years at Davidson College in North Carolina. Later he earned an M.S. degree in accounting at Wake Forest University. He was employed by the KPMG accounting firm in Charlotte, N.C. To honor David’s love for running and his accomplishments, the David W. Kerns Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at Davidson College. For more information, contact Kristin Kelly in The Office of College Relations at 704-894-2831.