Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

James Allen Grayer, Sr.

05/06/1944 - 12/22/2017

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A funeral service will be held, 11am, Wednesday, January 10 , 2018
Mt. Bethel Baptist Church
4636 Indian River Road Virginia Beach VA

Interment Information

Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery
5310 Milners Road Suffolk VA

James A. Grayer, Sr., 73, of the 4900 block of Denny Dr. passed away on December 22, 2017 at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA. He was born to the late Ada Heard Grayer and the late Joe Grayer on May 6, 1944. He is also predeceased by two sisters, Roberta Grayer and Sallie D. Grayer and six brothers, C.G. Grayer, John Grayer, Roland Grayer, Joe R. Grayer, Sr., Willie Grayer and Leon Grayer. He retired in 1994 after 27 years of service from the U.S. Navy where he received the Navy Purple Heart, National Defense Medal and Vietnam Service Medal. James is survived by his wife, Emily Grayer; four sons, Raulstan, Derek, James Jr. and Vitas; four sisters, Iola Nelson, Annie Francis Whiting, Mary A. Clark and Linda Jones; eight grandchildren, Jalen Grayer, Stoney Grayer, Christian Hernandez, Wesley Grayer, Ashley Grayer, Mason Grayer, Donovan Taylor and Traydon Grayer.

Lisa I’m truly sorry for the loss of your loved one. We look forward to the day when all those in the memorial tombs will hear Christ voice and come out, John 5:28,29
Posted: 1/10/2018
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Stephanie Lyles My condolences to Mrs Emily and family. It was a pleasure knowing Mr. Grayer. He was a joy to be around and talk to. My God grant you peace and comfort during this time.
Posted: 1/4/2018
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June Taylor I was sorry to hear about your loss, continue in the belief and strength God will provide.
Posted: 1/2/2018
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Miciah I am very sorry for your loss. (Revelation 21:4)
Posted: 12/31/2017
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Nikki Im very sorry for the loss. Isaiah 25:8 assures us of Gods promise to wipe away your tears and swallow up death forever. May God(Psalm 83:18) strengthen you for the days to come
Posted: 12/30/2017
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