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Birdes James Sanderson, Sr.


Sunrise: December 22, 1940

Sunset: June 26, 2019

Birdes James Sanderson Sr.

On June 26, 2019, God summoned home his faithful servant, our beloved son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend to live with him in paradise.

Birdes, lovingly known as “Bert” was born December 22, 1940 to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Annie Sanderson of Virginia Beach.

Bert attended Virginia Beach Public Schools and was employed & later retired from Custom Windows and Doors as a Certified Carpenter.

Bert was a soft spoken, easy going man and an avid hunter. His greatest moment hunting was when he finally scored his 8 pointer buck. He was loved by many family and friends.

He will now join his late son Birdes James Sanderson Jr. in his final resting place at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Norfolk.

He leaves to cherish his memory, loving wife of 54 years Rosa Sanderson of Virginia Beach, daughter Wanda Rabb (Torrance) of Portsmouth, Son Marvin Sanderson (Christina) of Norfolk, daughters Theresa Mosley of Virginia Beach, Demetria Bellamy (Fred) of Chesapeake, sons Trevelle Sanderson (Lorrie), Kennethy Sanderson, and Travis Mosley all of Virginia Beach. A loving and caring sister Shirley Pitchford of Norfolk and a special aunt Elizabeth Davis of Va. Beach, 12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousin and friends.

The family would like to express a heartfelt Thank you to the Princesses Anne Rehabilitation Nursing Staff. A special thanks to Blake for his patience and encouragement. Additional Thank you to the Kindred Hospice nurses Diane Boyd and Christie Thaxton.

Viewing Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6309 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23504

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    So Sad says

    Praying ?? For The Sanderson Family

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    Yvonne Wiggins says

    Rosa & Family
    Sending our deepest condolences to you. May God strengthen you during this difficult time. Love
    Robert Lee & Yvonne Wiggins

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    Quinton. Sanderson says

    My condolences to the family. May god be with the family in their time of grief.

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    Fowler Family (Enoch Baptist Church) says

    Sister Wanda(Torrence) Please remember that our memories are forever and a place where we can always visit when our loved ones are no longer here with us. The Lord cares and will comfort your hearts during this time and forever.

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    Elder Celes Douglas/Congregation Care Ministry @ TWC says

    Sister Rosa and Family,
    Our deepest condolences go out to you and your family. Praying for you continuously.

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    Veronica Williams says

    My heart and prayers go out to Rosa and Family May the glory of the Lord be of comfort to you all

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    Sarah Wilson & Family says

    Sarah Wilson & Family
    To Rosa & Family
    Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all. May GOD
    Strengthen you and give you comfort, like only He
    Can. Much Love to you all.
    God Bless. Sarah Wilson &
    Family.

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