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James Melvin Outlaw


Sunrise: June 20, 1933

Sunset: October 2, 2019

James Melvin Outlaw from Norfolk, VA passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 86 years of age. He was born in Norfolk the son of James C. and Maybell L. Outlaw. James graduated from high school and later married his high school sweetheart, Minnie L. Outlaw in June of 1954. They were married for 49 years with one daughter, Annette Parker. During the union, he spent 2 years in the United States Army as a Private First Class and later employed at Grand Furniture in Norfolk, Virginia as a Delivery Driver and later on to shipping and receiving for 46 years until his retirement in 2018. James was a loving and caring family man and a loyal Redskins fan. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie L. Outlaw; mother, Maybell L. Outlaw; father, James C. Outlaw and brother, Maurice Outlaw. He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Annette Parker (Curtis); one sister, Mary McCarty; two brothers, Charles Outlaw and Frederick Outlaw; one niece, A’Daye Foster; two nephews, Dario Outlaw (Jeanette) and Mario McCarty (Bianca); grandnieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Viewing Monday, October 14, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:00am Grove Baptist Church 5910 W Norfolk Road Portsmouth, VA 23703 Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23502

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    Mae M. Wiley says

    Created to Love and be Loved, Created to Shine with an Inspiring, One-of-a-kind Light in our world. Now enjoying FOREVER the one who gave HIS all to claim us as HIS children. May the Love, Grace,Strength and Comfort of GOD abide with you and your family. Thankful for the Blessing of knowing James and all of you.

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