James A. Caruthers Sr|
Portsmouth - James Abbott Caruthers, Sr., 84, of Chowan Dr. passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2013 in his residence. Born on June 10, 1928 in Onancock, VA, he was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruth Caruthers and his wife, Doris Ann Caruthers; and was a retired contractor.
He is survived by two daughters, Patricia C. Butler and her husband James of Portsmouth and Margaret Jicha and her husband Dean of Camden, NC; a son James A. Caruthers, Jr. and his wife Amy of Suffolk; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel on Monday evening from 7 - 8 p.m. and at 2823 Cuttysark Lane, Suffolk 23435 on Tuesday, immediately following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 9, 2013