In Loving

Dr. James William “Bill” Wotring Jr

Jan 09, 1935Jan 20, 2019

Celebration of Life


Westminster Canterbury


Fri, February 08, 2019


3 : 30 PM – 12 : 00 AM

Obituary message

Dr. James William “Bill” Wotring Jr., 84, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Va. Born Jan. 9, 1935, in Rowlesburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late James William Wotring Sr. and Phyllis Miller Wotring. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian Sawyer Wotring; and his son, James “Jay” William Wotring III. He graduated from Medical College of Virginia and worked as a OBGYN at Catawba Women’s Center and was an Air Force veteran. He is survived by his daughter, Alison Crenshaw and husband, Scott, of Richmond; five granddaughters, Isabel, Hastings, and Tatem Crenshaw, all of Richmond, Lila and Hudson Wotring, both of Tega Cay, S.C.; brothers, Bob and Joe Wotring; and sister, Charlotte Hartman. A celebration of life will be held at Westminister Canterbury in Richmond, Friday, Feb. 8, at 3:30 p.m.