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James Barcroft

August 8, 1937 — June 8, 2022

James M. Barcroft, 84, husband of the late Ethel Oakley Barcroft and a resident of Seaview, VA, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at his residence. A native of Seaview, he was the son of the late James F. Barcroft and the late Georgie Skidmore Barcroft. He was a retired Director of Operations and Chief of Police for The Chesapeake Bay Bridge–Tunnel.

He is survived by his daughter, Judy B. Sayers and her husband, E.J., of Nassawadox, VA; grandson, Christopher James Barcroft; long-time friend, Marshall Cox; and special companion, Mary Jernnigan. He was predeceased by his son, James E. Barcroft.

To honor his request no public service will be conducted.

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Arrangements made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles, Virginia.

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