James “Jimmy” Crain
Virginia Beach – In the early morning hours of August 24, 2018, James Albert-Manning Crain, 26, tragically lost his life to addiction. Born on January 20, 1992, Jimmy was an incredibly intelligent, witty, kind-hearted soul who loved music, animals, and his family and friends. He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew and loved him. Left to cherish his beautiful memory are his devastated parents, Lisa Crain and James Crain; his heartbroken sisters, Audrey Crain, Anna Leonard, and Morgan Girucky (Daniel) and nephew, Colin; his grandfather, Jim Manning aka his Goongie; his great-grandparents, John and Bonnie Barber aka his main man Paw Paw and his Maw Maw; grandmother, Debbie Groves; great-grandmother, Patricia Bailey; his loving aunt, Lori Raymond (Mike), his loving uncle, Matthew Totone, his great-uncle, Jeff Barber (Kathy), and his great-aunt, Sue Oresky (Mike); his adoring cousins, Kallie and Katrina Raymond, Sarah Damond, and his best friend and partner in crime since birth, his cousin, Joe Rice (Angeline).
Jimmy also leaves behind many other family members and friends who loved him and who will miss him terribly. Jimmy was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Cherrie Tomasovic and by his beloved dog, Wubbie, who he had tattooed over his heart. His family would like to thank everyone for loving Jimmy and for being by their sides throughout this terrible ordeal.
Jimmy’s service and celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, September 6th, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Virginia Beach United Methodist Church, 212 19th Street, in Virginia Beach. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Jimmy’s honor to www.sweetsoulsanimalrescue.com. Always remember Jimmy, and please be especially kind to those battling depression and addiction. RIP our sweet, sweet boy.