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Woodlawn Funeral Home & Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA

OBITUARY

James Lavance Dempsey

December 8, 1928November 22, 2019
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James Lavance Dempsey (90) passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 in his Norfolk home.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Martha F. Dempsey; two daughters, Laverne F. Thompson and Linda Gail Hudson; and one son, Jerry Dempsey. Left to cherish his memory are his two children, Doris Bird and James Dempsey, Jr. (Juanita); eight grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; even more great great grandchilden; and an extended family and friends.

Arrangements are courtesy of Woodlawn Funeral Home, 6329 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 10am - 12pm in the Woodlawn Chapel with a funeral service at 12pm, followed by interment in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens at 1pm.

In lieu of flowers, the familys asks that you make a donation to the charity of your choice in Lavance's honor. To leave a memory or message of condolences or memory, please visit www.WoodlawnNorfolk.com

  • FAMILY

  • Martha F. Dempsey, Wife (deceased)
  • Laverne F. Thompson, Daughter (deceased)
  • Linda Gail Hudson, Daughter (deceased)
  • Jerry Dempsey, Son (deceased)
  • Doris Bird, Daughter
  • James Dempsey, Jr. (Juanita Dempsey), Son
  • Eight Grandchildren,
    Numerous Great-Grandchildren
    Even more Great Great-Grandchildren
    And an extended family and friends
  • PALLBEARERS

  • United States Navy, Pallbearer
  • Mike Mykins, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mike Travel, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Eathen Leland, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kassie McGuire, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jerry Hudson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Robbie Thompson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • The Organization of Your Choice

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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