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James B Page, Sr.April 9, 1937 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 80)
JAMES BERNARD PAGE SR., was born April 9, 1937 to John Henry and Laura Powell Page in Charlottesville, Virginia. His parents, four brothers and one sister preceded him in death. He was baptized and spiritually raised at an early age. He was educated in the Nelson County School System in Virginia. He moved to Baltimore, Maryland while employed at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he met Anita Wise and fell in love. They were married and from their union, three boys were born, James Bernard Page II, Michael Tracy page and Dwayne Page. James was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather (Pop-Pop). He was a father figure to countless nieces, nephews, cousins and anybody in which he met. He will be missed.
James Bernard Page is survived by his son Dwayne Page; brother, Alfred Page; four sisters, Bessie Crutchfield, Gracie Greene, Vera Rivers and Emma Smith; four brother-in-laws, James E. Wise, George Wise, Samuel Rivers and George Smith; four sister-in-laws, Lynita Wise, Eva Page, Tish Page and Betty Liberto; daughter-in-law, Victoria Page; seven grandchildren, Tynika Carpenter, James Bernard Page III, Blake Page, Michelle Page, Michael T. Page II, Davon Page and Diara Page; five great-grandchildren, Khalil Page, Maliyah Page, Blake Page II, Kori Page and Dai'yon Page.
James was employed at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a short period, then moved on to, be employed at the International Paper Company for numerous years as a machinist until the company relocated to another state. His final employment years were at Peters Spring Works where he worked until he retired from the workforce. James was an avid outdoorsman, he participated in numerous hunting and fishing ventures from which many long tales of his ventures were told at many gatherings with family and friends. He was a sports enthusiast; some of his favorite sports were baseball, football, basketball and boxing. His favorite holidays were Thanksgiving and Christmas. He had a tradition of serving family and friends one of his samples caught while on a hunting outing, hoping no one could tell the difference from the traditional holiday meats. Of all the people in the world, you could always count on him to be there when you needed him and sometimes when you did not. He was a humble, hardworking man that provided the best for his family. James Bernard Page was a good husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle; he will be missed by all.