Dr. James William Kintigh passed away Sunday, Nov. 11. He was born in Goshen, Indiana.
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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.
Published in Virginia Gazette from Nov. 13 to Dec. 12, 2012