James Anthony Schwab, 80, slipped away in the morning hours of May 12, 2022.
He joined the US NAVY in 1961 and honorably served for 22 years as a hospital corpsman. He retired after making the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer at the NAS Oceana Base Clinic.
He is survived by his two sons, Timothy Schwab (Pamela), and Jeffrey Schwab; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is now reunited with his wife, Carol G. Schwab.
He loved fishing, and going out to dinner. He loved his family and above all else, he loved his family get togethers, not just on holidays, but any day he had together with them. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A inurnment will be held at Albert G. Horton Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery with military honors July 28, 2022 at 9:00 AM.