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James P. Overton
January 7, 1945 ~ January 13, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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James P. Overton “J.O.” was a lifelong resident of Westhampton Beach and departed this life on January 13, 2023.
He was born January 7, 1945 in Riverhead, New York and grew up in Westhampton Beach. Jimmy graduated Westhampton Beach High School Class of 1963 and served in the US Air Force from 1963 to 1967 where he was the recipient of many commendations.
Jimmy was a proud member of the Southampton Town Police Department for 44 years serving as Chief for twenty-one of those years. He also served as a member of the Westhampton Beach School Board of Education and coached many of the local youth in Pop Werner Football, little league and PAL.
James was predeceased by his parents, Audrey and William Overton and his two brothers William “Bo” Overton and Michael Overton.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of 56 years Evelyn and their three daughters, Lisa Overton and Charlie LeBrun, Amy Gwinn and her husband Gerard “Jerry” Gwinn, and Jamie Walsh and her husband Michael Walsh. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Gerard “Jerry” Gwinn III, Reilly Gwinn, Marcus LeBrun, Olivia Walsh and Reagan Walsh.