James Earl Chauncey, Jr. passed away on March 17, 2022 in Norfolk. He was born in Norfolk on August 11, 1961 to James Earl Chauncey and Esther McFarlane Chauncey who both preceded him in death, along with his baby brother, David Steven Chauncey.
He worked for Armada Hoffler Construction as a carpenter and was part of building the Westin at Town Center, a Marriott hotel and the woodwork and walkway for the roller coaster Alpengeist at Busch Gardens Williamsburg to name a few. Jimmy was a very hard worker and was committed to a job well done. He enjoyed playing Playstation, biking and playing tennis. He had a love of music, especially rock, and he took the lyrics to songs to heart. He enjoyed Stephen King novels and was an animal lover.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary Chauncey, (Justin Wall) of Virginia Beach, his former wife, Debra Chauncey of Virginia Beach, sisters, Debra Lambert (John) of Gates County, NC and Diane Black (Dave) of Virginia Beach and several nieces and nephews, and uncle Kenneth Chauncey; friends include Leon Powell and his son Brandon of Norfolk, John Nelson (Annetta) of Virginia Beach and Sheila Kitchens of Norfolk.
Services will be private at a later date.