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Jim Latimer

January 4, 1951 — October 21, 2021

James Burleigh Latimer, 70, husband of Joanne Williams Latimer, and a resident of Eastville, formerly of Kiptopeake, VA, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021 at his home. A native of Norfolk, he was the son of the late James Wise Latimer and the late Constance Buckingham Latimer.  A retired surveyor, he was a graduate of the Army Surveying School at Fort Belvoir and a member of the Virginia Association of Surveyors.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by two children, Matthew Burleigh Latimer and his wife, Erica, of Midlothian, VA and Anne Marie Latimer of Virginia Beach, VA; a brother, Larry Thomas Latimer, and his wife, Sherry, of Kiptopeake; six grandchildren, Paige Latimer, Ethan Latimer, William Latimer, Dimitrie Pyatt, Calynn Rose Latimer and Perry Joseph Latimer; three nephews, Benjamin Latimer, Jonathan McIvor, and Brandon McIvor; and a niece, Katherine Wyndham .  James was predeceased by his sister, Dana Latimer VanDyke.

A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, October    26, 2021, at 2:00PM at the Trower Collins Latimer Cemetery in Kiptopeake with Reverend Randy Timmerman officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Virginia, Post Office Box 8888, Virginia Beach, VA  23450 or at or to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.

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

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Trower Collins Latimer Cemetery

, Kiptopeke, VA 23310

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