James "Buddy" Overcash
Class of 1960
CHESAPEAKE— James ‘‘Jim,’’ or ‘‘Buddy’’ Overcash, 62, of the 500 block of Broad Bend Circle, went to be with the Lord July 16, 2003.
He was born in Statesville, N.C., to the late Elizabeth Roberts and James Oliver Overcash. Mr. Overcash was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Norfolk, the Cross Roads Sunday School class and the Tidewater Blue Grass Association. Mr. Overcash was predeceased by his first wife, Sally Duncan Overcash and his son, Randy Overcash.
Survivors include his loving wife, Vivian Leigh of the home; a daughter, Rebecca Ann Overcash of Chesapeake; two stepsons, Raymond D. Benton Jr. and Kevin M. Benton; two sisters, Mary O. Remnet of Portsmouth and Frances O. Ward of Suffolk.
A funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Norfolk, 312 Kempsville Road, with Pastor Sandy Alberson officiating. Burial will follow at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Twiford Funeral Home’s Colonial Chapel today from 7 to 8:35 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513 or to First Baptist Church of Norfolk Missions Fund, 312 Kempsville Road, Norfolk, VA 23502.
Mr. Overcash has now become a memory for his wife Vivian, but that memory is now a treasure. Jim will be sorely missed by his family and many, many friends. Condolences may be expressed to
The Virginian-Pilot, (Norfolk, VA) July 17, 2003
CHESAPEAKE - James ``Jim'' or ``Buddy'' Overcash, 62, died July 16, 2003. Services are pending. Twiford Colonial Chapel is in charge.