James Benton Rountree
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Chesapeake - James Benton "J.B." Rountree, 79, died February 21, 2014. A native of Ahoskie, NC, he was a member of East Coast Gospel Lighthouse in Norfolk. An avid bowler, J.B. was a member of the Thursday Night Industrial League for 30 years.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra G. Rountree; one daughter, Stephanie Jean Rountree; three step-children, Rhonda Farley, Rodney Billings and Terri Davis; six grandchildren, Samantha Jean Gump, Jesse Farley, Justine Farley, Jacob Farley, Morgan Billings and Shane Davis; and one great-grandchild Jamerson Farley
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 1 p.m. in East Coast Gospel Lighthouse, 5747 Sellger Drive, Norfolk, by Rev. Steve Lewis. Entombment will be in Rosewood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. . www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 25, 2014