James Kurtz

by | Dec 21, 2016 | Obituaries

Norfolk —James Ronald Kurtz, 58, passed away December 11, 2016.

He was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia and grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ann Kurtz and a brother-in-law, Edward Jordan.

He is survived by his sisters, Phyllis Jordan, Carol Wenger and husband James, Sharon Nusbaum and husband Bill, and Betty Kurtz as well as five nephews and one niece, and six great-nephews and one great-niece. Ron was an electrician by trade and was handy with all types of tools. He loved fishing, cooking outdoors on the grill, and travel to new places. He was a graduate of Eastern Mennonite High School in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

A memorial service will be held on Jan. 15 at Mt. Pleasant Mennonite Church, 2041 Mt. Pleasant Road, Chesapeake, Virginia. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association .