Robert Musick Obituary

Robert Ryland
Robert Ryland "Bert" Musick

March 19, 2014
Resided in Richmond, VA
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MUSICK, Robert Ryland "Bert," 37, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, following a brief illness. He was an attorney practicing at Capitol One as Director, Assistant General Counsel. Bert clerked for the Hon. Judge Frederick Rockwell immediately after law school and then spent two and a half years as a special agent with the Secret Service in New York City before joining the firm of Thompson McMullen in Richmond in 2007. A graduate of St. Christopher's School and University of Virginia, Bert also held a J.D. and an M.B.A. from University of Richmond. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying soccer, tennis and camping with his family and friends. Bert leaves to carry forward his legacy his wife, Katherine Rose Musick; two adoring children, Ann Virginia and Robert Ryland Musick Jr. He is survived by his father, Robert L. Musick Jr. and wife, Beth; his mother, Robbie S. Williams and her husband, G. Chandler Williams; a sister, Elizabeth B. Musick, of Reston, Va.; and grandmother, Virginia B. Musick, of Tallahassee, Fla. Also in his close family are Katie's brothers, Thomas Rose and Michael Rose (Crystal) of Richmond; and his stepbrothers, Perry Williams (Tina) of McLean, Lewis Williams (Jocelyn) of Annapolis; and stepsister, Elizabeth Novak (Dave) of Vienna, Va. Many nieces and nephews also will miss Bert's compassionate attention and playful spirit. The family will receive friends 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Bliley's - Central, 3801 Augusta Ave. A service celebrating Bert's life will take place at River Road Church, Baptist, 8000 River Rd. at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 23. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Comfort Zone Camp, 7201 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 301, Richmond, VA 23226. Remembrances of Bert may be made online at


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Bliley's - Central
3801 Augusta Ave
Richmond, VA US 23230
Saturday, March 22, 2014
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service Celebrating Bert's Life
River Road Church-Baptist
8000 River Road
Richmond, VA US 23229
Sunday, March 23, 2014
1:00 PM