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Cridlin James "Jimmy" Barden Jr.

Cridlin James "Jimmy" Barden Jr.

June 28, 1946 - June 29, 2024
Chesterfield, Virginia

Cridlin James "Jimmy" Barden Jr.

June 28, 1946 - June 29, 2024
Chesterfield, Virginia

Obituary

Cridlin James “Jimmy” Barden, Jr., 78, of Chesterfield, VA went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 29, 2024. Jimmy was born June 28, 1946 in Richmond, Virginia to the late Mae and Cridlin James Barden, Sr. He is also preceded in death by, beloved wife, Nancy R. Barden.

He is survived by son, James “Jamie” David Barden (Julie), Crystal Joy Barden (Luis Espinal); sisters, Linda Mae Barden and Patricia Ann Lipscomb; and granddaughters, Ashley Evans and Kaitlin Evans. 

Jimmy loved his family, blue grass music, NASCAR racing, and his ‘72 Nova.  After retiring from his career with DuPont, Jimmy enjoyed travelling in his RV to Bluegrass festivals.  Affectionately known as “Front Row Jimmy” at the festivals, he enjoyed riding in his golf cart, usually wearing a brightly colored shirt and his favorite Vietnam Veteran’s hat.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 8, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23234. Jimmy’s funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 12:30 PM at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Dale Memorial Park, 10201 Newbys Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 Newbys Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832.

Visitation

  • Date & Time: July 8, 2024 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Morrissett
  • Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. Richmond, VA 23234 Richmond, VA 23234 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 275-7828

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: July 9, 2024 (12:30 PM)
  • Venue: Morrissett
  • Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. Richmond, VA 23234 Richmond, VA 23234 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 275-7828

Interment with Military Honors

  • Date & Time: No Date & Time
  • Venue: Dale Memorial Park
  • Location: 10201 Newbys Bridge Road Chesterfield, VA 23831 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 748-5843

Friendship Baptist Church

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5 responses to Cridlin James "Jimmy" Barden Jr.

  1. Jimmy will be missed at Chesterfield Hieghts where he was residing. Prayers to family. Rest in peace Jimmy.

  2. I’m thinking of you and your family Crystal. Pray your heartaches turn to fond memories soon.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss Crystal. We are thinking of you and your family at this sad and difficult time.

  4. Susan Moore says:

    I met Jimmy and Nancy at Graves Mtn. at the bluegrass festivals. He continued to come even after her passing and to many bluegrass events. Such a lovely man. He will be missed by so many.

  5. Crystal/Luis,

    It is so hard when we loose a loved one. We just went through it with my Mom. May the dear Lord grant you peace and love during this difficult time. Much love!

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