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James C. Kesel, 90, of Woodbridge died at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.
He was born Dec. 9, 1922, to the late Jacob and Elizabeth Kesel. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Willa Mae Kesel.
James was a member of American Legion Post 364 and V.F.W. Post 7916.
He is survived by his son, James Walker; two stepsons, Purdy Gilbert Jr. and Grady T. Gilbert; two sisters, Bo Wilkins and Charlotte; and a brother, Bill Kesel.
A memorial service will be held at noon Thursday, Nov. 14, at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge, VA 22191. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.