James A. Hight Jr.

Virginia, Virginia

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A kind and gentle human being he was. Mr. Hight was always willing to give up his time to lend a helping hand. He was also always willing to take time to make you smile or laugh. How lucky heaven is to get him!

Aldwin was my cousin on my Mother's side of the family and we only met a couple of times years ago. Aldwin and my cousin Mary Creasy, wrote a history of the Hight family and edited a memoir of his Father's life as a young man in Roseland, Va. which is in Nelson county. I admired him for these accomplishments and regret his passing knowing that I will no longer be able to correspond with him. Charle Lee Moody, Richmond Va.

what a Blessed opportunity to meet such a wonderful gentleman. So caring, concerned, thoughtful and so full of beautiful knowledge. He truly was an agel.......

Belinda Camm

Mr. Hight was a wonderful man. I never had the pleasure to have been in his class, however his guidance and interface in the library was extraordinary. The VES family was extemely fortunate to have enjoyed his dedication and service. God Bless You Mr. Hight.

Mr. Hight was such a positive influence on me during my VES experience. He is an example of a kind, cool and hilarious human being. My prayers go out to is family and friends during this difficult time of transition. Mr. Height helped me for hours putting my college essays together while I was applying to schools senior year. His spirit is amazing, humble and happy. Thank you for your help and time kind sir, you are a great man. So much love, R.I.P.

I cannot think of a more exemplary man than Jay Bird, a southern gentleman in the finest sense. He truly lived "toward full stature" and was a significant mentor in my life. As a 4 year border, the Bird and I were close every step of the way and far beyond VES. He was my advisor, teacher, mentor, and friend, and I will miss his thoughtful lessons and pleasant approach. From Catcher In The Rye in the classroom, adolescent guidance, being in my wedding, and keeping up with me and my...

Jay arrived at VES my final year. We became friends in 1970; and, like so many others students, he never forgot me whenever we crossed paths. We are all blessed to have memories of a friend like Jay.

i have kept up with V.E.S. and jay for 35 years and it always was a scream to hear from him. very funny man. very devoted teacher. i will miss him. showell blades, v.e.s '78

Jay compiled a book with family pictures and the love letters of a mutual Aunt and Uncle who wrote each other during three years of World War II. We enjoyed getting to know him from his visits to my Mother's home in the Shenandoah Valley and through emails. He was a gracious and kind gentleman.


James's Obituaries

James A. "Jay"Hight, Jr.Lynchburg, VAJames A. "Jay" HIght, Jr. died Friday, April 26, 2013. A graveside service will be held at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery in Lexington, VA on May 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.There will also be a memorial service in Langhorne Memorial Chapel on the...

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