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James Barrett ‘Jim’ Bagby, 56, retired from Norfolk Public Library

James Barrett ‘Jim’ Bagby

James Barrett Bagby, 56, passed away in his sleep Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Jim was a graduate (cum laude) of Old Dominion University and earned a Master’s Degree in Library Science from the Catholic University of America.

He worked in the library field with private companies, and, most recently, in the public sector with the City of Norfolk Public Library system until infirmities led to his retirement.

Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Linda H. Bagby of Virginia Beach. He is sorrowfully missed by his father, Richard Bagby, and Richard’s wife, Sylvia; sister, Christine Sadowski, and brother, Robert Bagby of Phoenix, Arizona; aunt, Lissa Schaefer of Rochester, New York; two nieces, Katharine and Anna Sadowski; and two nephews, Nicholas Sadowski and Jack Bagby.

Respecting the virus restrictions, memorial services will be for family only.

Donations in his memory may be sent to Galilee Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach or food pantry of your choice.

Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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