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Kempsville Lodge No. 196

4869 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Kempsville Lodge No. 196 - 2003

2003

Worshipful G. Wilson "Bill" Nelligar

  • Initiated: 2/28/1984, Passed: 4/23/1984, Raised: 5/29/1984
  • Member, Khedive Shrine: 1984
  • Member, Norfolk Scottish Rite: 1984
  • Honorary Life Member, Kempsville Chapter of DeMolay: 2003
  • Recipient, James Noah Hillman Award: 2003
  • Recipient, Dr. Seymour Jonas Levy Award: 2003
  • Recipient, William Hollowell Pierce Mason of the Year Award: 2004
  • Treasurer: 2006 - present
  • Grand Lodge of Virginia Silver Card: 2007
  • Member, Grand Lodge of Virginia Committee on Masonic Relief: 2007 - present
  • Lodge Education Officer, Kempsville Lodge No. 196: 2010, 2011

Lodge Officers

Photo courtesy of Worshipful G. Wilson "Bill" Nelligar
left to right
  1. Dennis Tompkins - Tiler
  2. Roger Cort - Senior Steward
  3. Prentice Tuck - Senior Warden
  4. Scott Foxwell - Musician
  5. Shawn Garfield - Senior Deacon
  6. G. Wilson "Bill" Nelligar - Worshipful Master
  7. Paul Lafond - Junior Deacon
  1. Emmett "Buddy" Pate - Junior Warden
  2. George Wallace - Treasurer
  3. Bill Pierce - Secretary
  4. Jeff Rasmussen - Chaplain
  5. Bob Metz - Marshal
  6. Robert Wadsworth - Junior Steward

Masons Care Teddy Bear

Photo courtesy of Right Worshipful Emmett "Buddy" Pate

"Masons Care" Teddy Bear sold throughout the the 56th District as a Fund Raiser with several hundred donated to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad. The teddy bears were placed in emergency vehicles and given to children in distress.

Masonic Herald Article - Fall 2003

Junior Warden Awarded Silver Card and Wardens Certificate

Community Builder Award Presented to Morgan Davis - June 10, 2003

Grand Master's Official District Visit - June 2003

Photo courtesy of Worshipful G. Wilson "Bill" Nelligar

The Worshipful Masters of the 56th District

left to right
  1. Worshipful Dan Thompson - Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274
  2. Worshipful Bill Nelligar - Kempsville Lodge No. 196
  3. Worshipful Richard Kershaw - Bayside Lodge No. 218
  4. Most Worshipful Frederick Garrison Martin - Grand Master
  1. Worshipful Richard Crabtree - Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220
  2. Worshipful Paul Sawyer - Princess Anne Lodge No. 25
  3. Worshipful Fred Lintag - Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296
Photo courtesy of Right Worshipful Tom McGowan

The visiting District Deputy Grand Masters and Grand Lodge Officers

left to right
  1. Right Worshipful Rick Bryant - District 35A/B
  2. Most Worshipful Frederick Garrison Martin - Grand Master
  3. Right Worshipful Leroy Tarbox - District 35A/B
  4. ? - GM's Administrative Assistant
  1. Right Worshipful Andy Anderson
  2. Right Worshipful Tom McGowan - District 56

Junior Warden's Night - Receiving the Grand Master - October 14, 2003

left to right: Emmett "Buddy" Pate - Junior Warden, Most Worshipful Frederick Garrison Martin - Grand Master, 2003
left to right: Bill Nelligar - Worshipful Master, Most Worshipful Frederick Garrison Martin - Grand Master, 2003, Right Worshipful Tom McGowan - District Deputy Grand Master
left to right
  1. Most Worshipful Arthur Richmond Cole - Grand Master of Masons in Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations, 1995
  2. Most Worshipful Spencer McMath Rogers - Grand Master, 1981
  3. Monte Howell - Worshipful Master, 1978
  1. Frank Mathews
  2. Wallace "Tuck" Pittard - Worshipful Master, 19
  3. Frank Creasy - Worshipful Master, 1980
  4. Raeford Eure
left to right: Right Worshipful Tom McGowan - District Deputy Grand Master, Worshipful Don Meyer - Worshipful Master, 1992
Right Worshipful Tom McGowan presents Worshipful Don Meyer with a token of appreciation for years of service supporting the Bull Roast - Kempsville's primary fund raiser.
left to right: Right Worshipful Tom McGowan - District Deputy Grand Master, Most Worshipful Spencer McMath Rogers - Grand Master, 1981
left to right
  1. Most Worshipful Arthur Richmond Cole - Grand Master of Masons in Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations, 1995
  2. Worshipful Bill Nelligar - Worshipful Master
  3. Most Worshipful Frederick Garrison Martin - Grand Master, 2003
  4. Most Worshipful Spencer McMath Rogers - Grand Master, 1981
  5. Most Worshipful William Lee Holliday - Grand Master, 2000
Photos courtesy of Worshipful G. Wilson "Bill" Nelligar
left to right
  1. Dennis Tompkins - Tiler
  2. Scott Foxwell - Musician
  3. George Wallace - Treasurer
  4. Emmett "Buddy" Pate - Junior Warden
  5. Shawn Garfield - Senior Deacon
  6. Bill Nelligar - Worshipful Master
  7. Paul Lafond - Junior Deacon
  8. Most Worshipful Frederick Garrison Martin - Grand Master, 2003
  1. Bill Pierce - Secretary
  2. Tom McGowan - District Deputy Grand Master
  3. Ray Connard - Chaplain
  4. Prentice Tuck - Senior Warden
  5. Jeff Rasmussen - ?
  6. Roger Cort - Senior Steward
  7. ? - Administrative Assistant to the Grand Master
Letter from Most Worshipful Frederick Martin following his Official Visit to Kempsville Lodge.

Certification for Noah Hillman Award

Worshipful Carl Thompson, District Instructor of Work, certifies that Worshipful Bill Nelligar delivered the Fellowcraft Lecture in order to qualify for the James Noah Hillman Award.

Lodge Of Sorrow

  • James Edward Wicks - 01/05/2003
  • Glen Gene Beavers - 10/21/2003
  • Delma Hugh Willis - 11/22/2003

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