James L. Barrington CHESAPEAKE - The Rev. Dr. James Lee Barrington, 83, of the 700 block of River Creek Road was called from earth to glory Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Born in Virginia Beach, he was the son of the late James and Ollie Barrington. He was employed at the Elizabeth River Terminal until his retirement. He was a longtime servant of the Lord with compassion and love for all. He is predeceased by daughters, Olive Mae and Mary M., and grandchildren, Alisha and Darrell K. Barrington Jr. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Margaret Ann Harper-Barrington; children, James K. Barrington (Diane O.) Ronald E. Barrington, Darrell K. Barrington (Annette M.), George W. Barrington (Gina M.), Lora D. Carter (Eddie) and Crystal L.B. Wilson; four brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law, 19 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1937 Land of Promise Road, Chesapeake. Interment will follow in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be held Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. in Pretlow and Sons Funeral, Chesapeake, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. We invite you to send a condolence message in the family's guestbook at www.pretlowandsons.com.
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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Sept. 26, 2010