Virginia Beach-Lawrence W. Jakeman died Wednesday 20 June, 2001 in Virginia Beach General Hospital at age 85.
He was born 22 March 1916 in Norfolk, VA the son of Sarah J. Hall Jakeman and Arthur Drew Jakeman. Mr. Jakeman graduated from Maury High School and was a member of Eastminister Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach. He performed his military service in the Army Air Corps in Biloxi, MS. He spent most of his life employed by the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a Foreman of the molding and foundry shops from which he retired in 1979. He was extremely proud to supervise the first casting of the enormous propellers of today