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Dr. Nancy




September 16, 2022

Dr. Nancy Ochs, died, September 16, 2022 in Charlottesville, Virginia. She worked as a family counselor in Covington, Reston, Rockbridge and Fauquier counties before retiring to fish and garden at her home in Hot Springs. She and her husband, Bud Willner, volunteered for twelve years through the Local Office on Aging, assisting Medicare recipients with signing up for Medicare Part D plans. She is survived by her husband, Byron "Bud" Willner, daughter Pam Ochs, and son Jeremy Phillips, stepson Scott Willner, and grandchildren Quinn, Nixie and Faelen Ochs Thomas. A celebration of life will be held Saturday October 15 at 11AM at WestWinds Venue 4905 Indian Draft Road, Covington, VA 24426. The family requests those who knew her share memories and pictures on her memorial site at In lieu of flowers donations in her name may be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The family would love to know who may be attending the celebration of life - please leave a message here or at Funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home. The online guest registration is available at
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