James Gregorey Markley, 49, passed away on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. James was born on June 2nd,1968 in Dallas, Texas to Dwayne and Janice Markley of Oak Harbor, Washington. He graduated from Oak Harbor High School, class of 1986. James was a 24-year veteran of the United States Navy. He was a Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer NMCB23 stationed at Little Creek in Virginia Beach, VA, he also worked at Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital as a Director of Environmental Services.
He is survived by his two children Seth Markey and Karollen Kormos. James was also survived by his granddaughter Autum Markley, Jalana Watkins, Sister; Breanna Lewandski, Niece; Paula Steele, Fiancé.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations 5401 Indian River Road Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to National Stroke Association at:
9707 E Easter Lane Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112
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I”m a co-worker of James I just want the family to know that he was one of the kindness people I have met. James was a very easy going, and understanding person anyone could ever know.I will truly miss seeing his spike haircut around here, he will be truly missed by a lot of people. My prayers are with you and the family. God makes no mistakes. I will forever miss him, he was truly a joyful person.
My most heartfelt condolences for the loss of one of our finest Seabees. Tradition dictates, “fair winds and following seas” shipmate, you will be missed and not forgotten as our brother.
BMCS Mike Blank
James, gone too soon, I will always remember all your help in the two years you worked with me and you were one of the king’s at Lake Taylor
I’m sorry for the loss of your loved one. It is comforting to know that your loved one is alive in God’s memory, God never loses sight of them. (Luke 20:38)
It is also comforting to know of a time when God promises to end death forever. (Rev 21:4)
I am so sad and sorry reharding James’ passing. James was one of the nicest people I have ever had the pleasure of working with! He always had a smile when I saw him, along always something positive to say. I miss seeing him at Lake Taylor. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Dir. of Rehab
I am so sorry to here you are gone and like my wife at such a young age. I remember our last FEX at Camp Shelby 2007. Seems like yesterday. May God grant you peace to you and your loving family.