Departed Judges

In Memoriam

Although we have always marked our database records appropriately, we want to memorialize our departed judges more appropriately.

If you know of a BJCP judge who is deceased, but not on this list, please contact the IT Director with the information

Name

BJCP Rank

Hometown

Died

Tom Frizelle

Certified

Jamaica Plain, MA 2021

Chris Nascimento

Apprentice

Cincinnati, OH 2021

Ron Bach

Grand Master III

Winter Springs, FL 2021

Mark Todd

Recognized

Houston, TX 2020

Jason Buehler

Certified

Niwot, CO 2020

William Davis

Certified

Malahide, Ireland 2020

Andrew Moore

Certified

Mount Merrion, Ireland 2020

Rick Westerman

Certified

West Lafayette, IN 2020

Phil Kitkowski

National

Plymouth, MI 2020

Terry Sarne

National

Duluth, MN 2020

Tom Gentry

Certified

Hendersonville, TN 2020

Ray Montgomery

Certified

Walnut Creek, CA 2020

Jeff Lewis

National

Hilliard, OH 2020

Al Hazan

Certified

Stroudsburg, PA 2020

Ray Graves

Certified

Martinez, CA 2020

Michael James

Recognized

Boulder, CO 2019

Joe Workman

National

Wurtland, KY 2019

Ken Haycook

Certified

Little Rock, AR 2019

Jon Mains

Recognized

Mississauga, ON 2018

Bill Pierce

Certified

Burlington, ON 2018

Alberta Rager

National

Lenexa, KS 2018

Tom Badura

Certified

Sheboygan, WI 2018

Ross Mitchell

National

Weetangera, Australia 2018

Kevin Ryan

Recognized

Northlands, South Africa 2018

Tony Knipling

Certified

Coraopolis, PA 2017

Dave Allen

Recognized

Indianapolis, IN 2017

Mike Froehlich

National

Lakewood, CA 2017

Stephen Davis

National

Yorktown, VA 2017

Marina Chianale

Certified

Buenos Aires, Argentina 2017

Andrew Craze

National

Shaker Heights, OH 2016

Paul Ogg

Certified

Arvada, CO 2016

Roxy Hastings

National

Edmonton, AB 2016

Lee Shephard

Master

Alameda, CA 2016

Jamie Gordon

Recognized

Montreal, QC 2015

Horace “Bix” Bixby

Certified

El Cajon, CA 2015

Byron Burch

Honorary Master

Santa Rosa, CA 2015

Fred Eckhardt

National

Portland, OR 2015

Thomas Zupanc

Certified

St. Cloud, MN 2015

Jeff Sanders

Recognized

Torrance, CA 2015

Paul Johnson

Recognized

Tigard, OR 2014

Kevin Spatz

Certified

Cincinnati, OH 2014

Michael Semich

Recognized

Murfreesboro, TN 2014

Charlie Gow

National

Fairfax, VA 2014

David O’Halloran

Apprentice

Vancouver, BC 2014

Gary Clement

Certified

Freeport, ME 2013

Kevin Winden

National

Bellevue, WA 2013

John Huck

Certified

Vancouver, WA 2013

Tom Fitzpatrick

Grand Master I

Batavia, IL 2013

Betty Ann Sather

Grand Master I

Westmoreland, NH 2012

Von Bair

Certified

Bethany, CT 2012

Pete Algerio

National

Northport, NY 2012

Norm Soine

Certified

Plainville, NY 2011

Robert Riley, Jr

National

Mishawaka, IN 2011

Antony (Ant) Hayes

Certified

Tonbridge, Kent UK 2011

“Rocket” Rod Romanak

Apprentice

Kailua-Kona, HI 2011

John Calen

National

Poughkeepsie, NY 2010

Gordy Legg

Apprentice

Kirkland, WA 2010

Louis Carannante

National

Katy, TX 2010

Wayne Baker

Certified

Modesto, CA 2010

Marc Gaspard

Certified

Kansas City, MO 2010

Marvin Edgeworth

National

Las Vegas, NV 2009

Greg Noonan

National

Burlington, VT 2009

Dave Yanoshek

Certified

Anchorage, AK 2008

Roger Bowen

Apprentice

Palmer, AK 2008

David Levonian

Certified

San Diego, CA 2008

Michael Jackson

Honorary Master

London, England 2007

Alma Briggs

Recognized

Greenfield, MA 2007

Ken Rich

Recognized

Houston, TX 2007

John Hanley

Certified

Denver, CO 2006

Kenneth Butler

Recognized

Kansas City, KS 2006

Ed Busch

National

Somerville, NJ 2005

Dan Davis

Certified

Wichita, KS 2005

Don Merkey

Certified

Goffstown, NH 2005

Steve Ford

Master

Overland Park, KS 2004

Mike Hansen

National

North Liberty, IA 2004

Ron Kodlick

Certified

Baltimore, MD 2004

Mark Thompson

Recognized

Los Gatos, CA 2004

John Doble

Certified

Tampa, FL 2003

Eric McClary

Master

Washoe Valley, NV 2002

Peter Chin Sang

Certified

Newport Beach, CA 2002

Bill Friday

Recognized

W. Lafayette, IN 2002

Bill Pfeiffer

National

Brighton, MI 2000

Mark Johnston

National

Shillington, PA 1998

Sheldon Jackson

Certified

Pahrump, NV 1998

Kurt Graffunder

Recognized

Minneapolis, MN 1997