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James Ormond Stocks Jr.

1925 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
James Ormond Stocks Jr. Obituary
James Ormond Stocks, Jr.

Virginia Beach - James O. Stocks, Jr., May 14, 1925 August 23, 2016, a quiet man who touched many lives, died at The Gardens of Virginia Beach surrounded by his wife and children.

Born in Winterville, NC, Jimmie retired from Bowman, Foster and Associates after a long, successful career in the electrical engineering and many related mechanical fields.

Jimmie was devoted to his wife, Edna (married 73 years), his children James R. Stocks (Alicia), W. Steve Stocks (Nancy), and Molly S. Phillips (Alan). He also was devoted to his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchild. He was very loyal to his church, Kempsville Baptist where he was a member for 70 years, a Deacon, and a Trustee and to Kempsville Lions Club. He was awarded a life-time member of the Lions Club. In addition, Jimmie was a World War II veteran.

The family wishes to thank the staff at the Gardens and the team from Interim Hospice Care for their loving, gentle care.

Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Friday, August 26th at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home on Witchduck Rd. The funeral service will be at 1 pm Saturday, August 27th at Kempsville Baptist Church.

Memorials are suggested (in lieu of flowers) to the Historical Pleasant Hall at Kempsville Baptist Church or Kempsville Lions Club. Online condolences may be given to the family at www.kellumfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 25, 2016
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