James Cox Allen, Jr.

November 8, 1934 - January 5, 2018

James Cox Allen, Jr., of Virginia Beach, VA, entered Eternal Life on Friday, January 5, 2018, at the age of 83 years. He was born in Pennsylvania to James Cox Allen, Sr. and Mary Margaret Lewis Allen. He served his country in the United States Navy and later, worked as an Electronics Engineer for his career.

James was preceded in death by his parents, and brother John Allen.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Kimberly; daughter Brittina; son Thomas; grandchildren Kendal, Shelby, Samantha, and Nathan; and sister Mary Shellhamer. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Private memorial services will be held. The Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.altmeyerfh.com.

Memorial gifts appreciated to the American Legion.

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