James W. Petefish, Jr.

July 26, 2019
James W. Petefish, Jr.

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James W. Petefish Jr. (“Jim”), age 61, was a long time Toano resident. After successful careers in the restaurant and retail industries he found a passion in computer technology. His gentle nature and sense of humor made him a natural sales person. He enjoyed cooking , photography, philosophy and science. He was an organ donor, a romantic, a thinker and a talker. On July 26,2019 he finally discovered the secrets of the universe that he sought to learn in life. We wish he was here.

Jim is survived by his wife, Sherri; son James Petefish III; grandsons Andrew and Logan; parents James and Joyce Petefish Sr.; sisters Deborah Moore and Sharon Odell; beloved niece Sabrina Odell, nephews Christopher and Tyler Moore; a grand niece and grand nephew.

A Celebration of life service will be held at 5 pm on Monday August 5th at Bucktrout Funeral Home.


Monday, August 5, 2019
5:00 PM

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Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • August 01, 2019
    Whitey Gochenour says:
    Pete and Joyce and family My condolences to all of y’all and keep Jimmy in your thoughts and prayers and remember the good times that you had with him for 61 years

  • August 13, 2019
    Kris Blood says:
    Sherri and family We are so very sorry to hear about your loss Hugs the Blood and DalPozzol families

  • August 05, 2019
    Bob and Ellin McCulloch says:
    Our thoughts and prayers will be with you during these difficult times.

  • August 03, 2019
    Debbie McKinnon says:
    Sherri, I am so sad to hear about the loss of your husband. My heart is with you as you walk through these days of mourning. My prayers of comfort and peace will continue for you and your family...

  • August 03, 2019
    Phelps and Ann Pennington says:
    Just learned from the paper that your beloved is gone so suddenly! Ann and I are so sorry! We didn't have much occasion to know him, but we know how difficult it is for you. We love you and treasure our working with you for these many years.