James Guy Crenshaw Jr.
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WILLIAMSBURG - James Guy Crenshaw Jr., of Kingsmill, Williamsburg, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2004. Mr. Crenshaw was a graduate of Hampton High School. He attended the Shipyard Apprentice School and the Technical Institute of William and Mary in Norfolk. He was a life member of the Wythe Fire Department. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired from the C&P Telephone Company in 1986. His parents and two brothers, John and Thomas Crenshaw, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Anne Greene Crenshaw; his daughter, Becky Crenshaw; his sister, Virginia Rayfield of Newport News; three grandchildren, Jamie, Kelly and Amber Wright; and several great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the residence. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., York Building, 6340 Center Drive, #129, Norfolk, VA 23502, or the National Kidney Foundation of Virginia, Pembroke Four, Suite 232, 291 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Daily Press on May 24, 2004.
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May 25, 2004
I worked with Jimmy at the telephone's Huntington Avenue office. He was a very dedicated employee and family man.

My deepest sympathy to the family.
Freda Magnus
May 24, 2004
Becky, Mom, and all the family. Our prayers are with you during this great loss. Our loss is heaven's gain.

The pain is too great to explain, but you will stand stronger thru this time.

Jim & Sue Jernigan (and Brianna)
Jim & Sue Jernigan
May 24, 2004
I know how much you miss him. Remember I'm here for you if you need me.
Mary McCown
May 24, 2004
It is always sad to see the passing of a great person. I only knew Jimmy briefly over the past few years, but found him to be a great man ... one of pride and integrity. Our families crossed paths back in Wythe during the 40s but never knew each other, and I did not met him until meeting Becky three years ago.

My heart and prayers go out to Anne, Becky, and the rest of the family during this time. While death is inevitable it is never easy to handle. Jimmy is gone but not forgotten; instead he's gone ahead to make everything ready for their next life, just like a good husband and daddy would do.
Tom Norris
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