Michael Neal James passed away May 8, 2021 at the age of 76. He was born August 17, 1944 in Richmond, Va to Edward M. James and June T. James.
Mike moved to Va Beach in 1951, attended Oceana Elementary and was a 1963 graduate of Princess Anne High School. He attended Richmond Professional Institute from 1964-1968.
He worked at Willis Wayside for a time, Then several motorcycle shops in the area. Checkered Flag for a time and retired as a deep sea checker in the International Longshoremans Union, Local 1624.
Mike’s true passion was motorcycles. He amassed a collection of American Inline four cycle bikes. Including Henderson, Indian and Ace. Mike was also passionate about antiques and firearms.
He is predeceased by his mother and father as well as his younger sister Teri. He is survived by his brother Tom and a nephew Stephen Middlebrooks.
A graveside service will be held May 21st at 11:00 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Norfolk, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the ALS Foundation For Life.
Date: Friday, May 21, 2021
Time: 11:00 am
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