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James Deloatch


Sunrise: July 15, 1943

Sunset: September 9, 2018

“The Lord is my light and my salvation whom shall I fear?” Psalm 27:1
We pause to pay tribute to the precious memory of James DeLoatch, Jr.

A TIME TO BE BORN: On July 15, 1943 a baby was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He was given the name of James DeLoatch, Jr.
by his parents, Ruth DeLoatch and James DeLoatch, Sr.

A TIME TO GROW: James spent his early years growing up and
was educated in the Norfolk Public School system. He spent his time with his relatives and friends.

A TIME TO EMBRACE: James met and fell in love with his future wife and they were married in 1993 and shared a blessed union for 25 years.

A TIME TO WORK: James was a dedicated employee of Qualex (formerly named Color Craft) for over 30 years. After his retirement, James dedicated his time to paper delivery for Virginia Pilot.

A TIME WITH FAMILY: James enjoyed time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He also enjoyed
family gathering. His extended family included many friends that he has known for many years.

A TIME TO PLAY: James enjoyed fishing, local flea-markets and working hours to perfect his well-manicure yard!

A TIME TO CRY: James was predeceased by his parents as well as his sister, Rosa L. Britt and her husband, Robert L. Britt.

A TIME TO DIE: On Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia in the comfort of his home, James closed his eyes in serenity and peace, and walked into the arms of Jesus.

A TIME OF CHERISHING: James DeLoatch, Jr., leaves behind to carry on his love and memory of those who cherished him the most: his devoted wife B. Faye DeLoatch; three daughters, Wanda Smith, Carmilla Luke (Kenneth) and Karen Abrams; three sons, Michael Corprew, James DeLoatch, II (Mildred), and Kevin DeLoatch (Vickie); two stepdaughters, Dessiree Pearson (Fred) and Sheana Brown; one stepson, Melton Brown, III; seventeen grandchildren, Darrius DeLoatch, Andrew Smith, Quinton DeLoatch, Andrew DeLoatch, Serena Abrams, Rhamel Young, Derek Robinson-DeLoatch (April), Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, Stefan Young, Parris DeLoatch, Spenser Davis, Malik Davis (Kjuanai), Amber Parker, Kyree Brown, Jyrese Brown, Diamond Fields, and Saviere Brown-Jones; eight great grandchildren, Corrine Young, Nimere Robinson, Brooklyn Adams, Hope Davis; King Zion Davis, Ava Davis, and Meilani Davis.

Viewing Friday, September 21, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Rosewood Memorial Park 631 N. Witchduck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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    dessiree pearson says

    YOU WERE A HARDWORKING, RELIABLE, NO NONSENSE KIND OF GUY, AND YOU ALWAYS DID THE BEST YOU COULD FROM YOUR UNDERSTANDING. LOVE YOU ALWAYS
    DEUTERONOMY 28:7
    THE LORD SHALL CAUSE THINE ENEMIES THAT RISE UP AGAINST THEE TO BE SMITTEN BEFORE THY FACE: THEY SHALL COME OUT AGAINST THEE ONE WAY, AND FLEE BEFORE THEE SEVEN WAYS.
    REST IN PEACE

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    Dab says

    Heartfelt prayers extended to your family at this time. Losing someone we love leaves the heart heavy. Please know that others care and that God is close to the brokenhearted, Psalm 34:18.

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    Glenda Barlow says

    Uncle James…you have always been the best in my eyes. I love you always and will miss you, but no more suffering. You are with your family now…granddad, grandma, sister (my mom) and also your long time brother aka brother in law (my dad). Rest easy Uncle {HUGS}.

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    Hank and Bonnie Wilson says

    Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. We offer our heartfelt condolences to you Faye, all of his children and family members. We are praying for you all. Know that we love you and thinking about you. Hank and Bonnie Wilson

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    Linda Greene says

    As we meditate on the mysteries of life and death,and what the vast eternity may hold, like a bright and shining light comes the knowledge of the promises of God. The darkness disappears…we are content, for with God, all things are right.
    Love you Yvonne

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    Darlene Spence says

    To his wife Faye my cousins Jimmy,Wanda, Karen & Kevin… may the Lord keep his Angels of comfort & strength around you…. love you…

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    Cynthia Beckwith says

    Faye: Praying the Lord’s comfort, peace and strength now and all the days to come. May the Lord’s unfailing love, grace and favor abound in your life. My condolences in the loss of your husband, James.

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    Melton Brown says

    RIP Mr D Love you Big Guy

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