Stephen R. Margulies

by | Apr 7, 2014 | Obituaries

Kill Devil Hills —Stephen R. Margulies, 75, of the 100 block of Goddard Street died Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in a Virginia Beach hospital.

He was a native of Norfolk, Va. and the son of the late Irving and Sarah Lou Salsbury Margulies. He was preceded in death by his son Simon Ross Margulies.

Mr. Margulies graduated from Maury High School, class of 1956 and the Norfolk College of William and Mary with a BA in Sociology. He attended the Medical College of Virginia and graduated from T. C. Williams School of Law at The University of Richmond with a Doctorate in Juris Prudence. He clerked for Judge Walter E. Hoffman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Margulies practiced law for 25 years and later worked for the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, where he retired in 2012. He was a former member of Temple Israel.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Sharon Wynn Margulies of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., and his daughter, Sarah Rose Margulies of Atlanta. He is also survived by his brothers; Burke W. Margulies and his wife Vivian of Virginia Beach, Alfred S. Margulies, MD and his wife Bonnie of Newton, Mass. and Richard N. Margulies and his wife Karen of Jacksonville, Fla.

A graveside funeral service was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Michael Panitz officiating.

Memorial donations to the charity of the donor’s choice. H.D. Oliver.