James Paul Pinkard, 93, passed away on Oct. 23, 2016. He was born on Jan. 1, 1923, in Victoria, Va.
James proudly served his country on the USS Idaho during World War II and retired after 42 years. He also enjoyed his time as a longstanding member of Stumpy Lakes Golf Association.
James was predeceased by his father; John W. Pinkard and mother, Etha Jones Pinkard. He is survived by his brother, Wayne Pinkard (Connie) and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 in Altmeyer Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, with a service to follow at 2 p.m.