Dr. James William Kintigh passed away Sunday, Nov. 11. He was born in Goshen, Indiana.
It was apparent from an early age that he possessed a strong desire to help others, and he became an enthusiastic Eagle Scout. He was a graduate of Goshen College and the Indiana University
School of Medicine.
Dr. Kintigh also served as Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy
. After completing his tour of duty, he continued his service to others and worked diligently as a family practice physician in Newport News for more than 30 years.
He was a caring and devoted husband and father who enjoyed spending time with his family. He was also an avid golfer.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; their daughters, Melanie New and her husband, James, of Washington, D.C., Amber Corey and her husband, Greg, of Atlanta; and five grandchildren: Henry, Charlie, Miles and Amelia New, and Vivian Corey.
Arrangements will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to either the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army.