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James Cordell, Jr.

May 30, 1932 - July 23, 2018

James Cordell, Jr., 86, went on to be with the Lord Monday, July 23, 2018. In his passing now you may take your wings. James Cordell, Jr. was born in North Carolina, and came to Virginia to work where he would retire from the Yorktown Oil Refinery. James was a loving person who loved to help others, he would take you in and feed and clothe you. He loved to cut grass and work on cars as a hobby. He was an all out person who had a way about himself, but the love he had for others conquered all. It was just good…James was preceded in death by his mother Mimi Cordell; brother Arthur Cordell; two sisters; ex wife Alice; cousin Louis Cordell; best friend Rick Miles. Left to cherish his memory are his granddaughter Lynna Miles-Ballard; best friend Mr. Robinson; sister Ida May.

Paul begins by saying that Christian life is built upon a common foundation, Jesus Christ this foundation endures. If we have stood firm on foundation and built our life upon it, we know that it cannot be taken away from us even in death. – 2Corinthians 5:8

Love always James Cordell, Jr., God kept his promise, you are free.

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