POWHATAN- James Robert Doyle, age 81, of Powhatan, Va., passed into glory on January 12, 2021. He is the widower of the late Carol Jane Amory Doyle, and is survived by his brother Raymond T. Doyle, Jr., of Hampton, Va.; sons Christopher (Curtis) and their children, James Mitchell, Roberts Franklin, Martha Amory, Annie Josephine; David Doyle and his children, David James and Savannah Faith; cousins, close friends in the Snead, Taylor, and Carroll families, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Ellen Schoonmaker Doyle, and sister Mary “Deanie” Woodmansee. A native of Hampton, Va., he graduated from Hampton High School and the College of William & Mary’s Old Dominion campus, creating a career in the insurance field with Life of Virginia, SunLife, and Crown Group. Active in serving the less fortunate, he was affiliated with the Shriners International of Acca Temple, and also volunteered for many years in disaster relief with the American Red Cross, Meals on Wheels, and the senior citizen transportation group. Mr. Doyle was an active member of church parish life everywhere that he lived, serving on laity boards and supporting the altar guild. He was most recently a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Powhatan, where he will be laid to rest following a graveside celebration of life on Saturday, January 23, at 1:00pm. Memorial gifts may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital and the American Red Cross.