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James "Jimmy" R. Crenshaw Sr., 64 of Bluefield, peacefully went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.
Born July 9, 1952 in Welch, WV he was the son of the late John H. Crenshaw and Hazel D. Graves Crenshaw. He was educated in McDowell County public schools and a graduate of Northfork High School. He was a member of Faith Center Church of Bluefield. He had recently retired from Bluefield State College after 27 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Deborah K. Crenshaw; two sons, Jamaal Crenshaw and James R. Crenshaw Jr. of Bluefield; one daughter, Nicole Brooks of Elkhorn, WV; one brother, Hal Quentin (Beverly) Crenshaw of Bluefield, WV; one sister, Donna R. Crenshaw of Suitland, MD; one grandson, RaShawn Brooks; two granddaughters, Nicolette Brooks and Ja'miya Crenshaw; a host of nieces and nephews including special nieces, Tiffany Johnson and Raenel Crenshaw; two special friends, William "Bro" McCoy and Danny Thomas.
Viewing will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Faith Center Church located at 102 Federal Street, Bluefield, WV. The funeral service will be at 12:00 noon with Bishop Frederick M. Brown officiating. Entombment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum located at 6605 New Hope Road, Bluefield, WV.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.seaverfuneralservice.com.
Published on June 22, 2017
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