James L. Bevan, 80, went home to be with his Lord Sunday, November 3, 2013. James was born June 19, 1933 in Roanoke, VA the son of the late Charles Lathrop and Beatrice Morgan Bevan. He was a graduate of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA earning a Bachelor’s in Science with honors in Marketing and Accounting. He then served in the US Army receiving an honorable discharge. Mr. Bevan was employed with J. G. Wilson Corporation for over 35 years retiring as president. James was a member of Williamsburg United Methodist Church but he also taught Sunday School for 49 years in a number of churches. Mr. Bevan was on the board of Directors of Mary Baldwin College, Board of Directors of Norfolk Sports Club, and Chairman of the Norfolk Chapter of CBMC International.
Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years Patricia Hitchings Bevan, 3 devoted children; Tiffany Dormire (Scott), Noel Bevan, and Charles Bevan, a brother Robert Bevan, and two grandchildren Hope and Graham.
A memorial service will be held Sunday November 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Williamsburg United Methodist Church with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Leonarda’s Home of Hope Orphanage c/o Williamsburg Unite4d Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
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