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Charles E. Hyman, Jr.


Sunrise: February 7, 1962

Sunset: April 13, 2021

Charles Edward Hyman Jr., 59 of 1766 Kingsway Road in Norfolk, Virginia went home to be with the LORD on April 13, 2021.  He was born on February 7, 1962.  He leaves to mourn his death, his father Charles E. Hyman Sr., mother Sheila Ballard Hyman and his loving wife Alethea M. Hyman, son Charles E. Brown, sisters Angela Riddick (William), Gwendolyn Hyman-Biggs, Sheila Hyman-Barnes. Sister in laws Charlene Taylor (Henry), Sharon McPherson (Tyrone), brother in law Charles Johnson Jr. (Crystal). He leaves to cherish his memories, grand kids, Charlai Brown, Charnyah Brown, Charles E. Brown Jr. , great grand child, Nyla Brown and a host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.   

Charles Jr. was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School.  He was employed by ILA as a Longshoreman, Local 1248 for over 23 years.  He was a dedicated and hardworking employee and will be truly missed by his co-workers in Gang 60-1248. 

Charles E. Hyman Jr., who we all loving called “Top or TC” was a very kind man with a humble spirit.  He was loved by everyone who knew him.  He was always willing to help any and everyone.  He was a loyal son, husband, brother, dad, grandfather, uncle and dear friend.  Top was a devoted husband and great provider for his wife Alethea, whom he lovingly called “Clyde” .  Their union together lasted for over 41 years.  His son, grand kids, great granddaughter, nieces and nephews truly loved and adored him.  Words cannot express how much he will be missed by everyone who loved and had the pleasure to meet him.   

We all know that Charles E. Hyman Jr., is now in his final resting place in Heaven where the LORD was waiting for him with Open Arms.  Rest now Good and Faithful Servant.  GOD Loves You and We All Do Too.  GOD BLESS    

Viewing Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    TT Richardson says

    Rest in peace my friend TT. Blessings to family prayers up for all

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    Rhonda Douglass says

    Condolences to the Hyman Family…Rest in Peacefully in God Arms TC aka Top Cat…or Denzel Washington..I always got a laugh from You..I can’t believe you’re gone..but God knows our Chapter…

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    Alisa Young says

    I would like to give my Condolences to the entire Hyman family , Top Cat was the sweetest and kindest man I ever met , even as a young child he was always respectful to everyone and remained the same as we all grew up , to me he will always be
    THE GOAT
    ( The greatest of all time ) Rest in Gods loving arms Top .

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    Cheryl Woolridge says

    I am at a loss for words. I didn’t think you would leave us so soon. Its still hard to grasp that you won’t be around. No more joking and laughing with you. I know that God has sent his angels to bring you home for the rest you so deserve. Go knows the time and place. Please know that you will NEVER be forgotten. Until we meet again.

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    Virginia White-Kemp says

    My heart felt condolences to the family during your time of bereavement of my long time friend Charles Hyman Jr. better known as (Top Cat). No one know the pain you are going through, but the God we serve makes no mistakes.
    Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
    We will keep the family in our prayers

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    Beverley says

    Losing a love one is so hard and no words can express the grief and heartfelt sympathy we feel for you right now. Please remember that God knows how to comfort . May the peace of God that pass all our understanding guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus,Philippians 4:7
    Sending much love ❤️
    Charlie and Beverley Parker & Family

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    Yvette Jenkins says

    To the family of one of my childhood friend!! Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers! Know that God will keep you in perfect peace if your mind is stayed on Him. Because you trust Him! Love you all!

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    Jerome B. Hill says

    Wishing to Offer My Sincere Condolence to Gwen and Your Family.
    At this Time and All Times You’re in My Prayers! May God Be with You All !

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    The Moore and Sweat Family says

    Our Condolences and Prayers to The Family of
    Charles E. Hyman, Jr.
    May God Comfort and Give You Peace during these difficult days. God Bless You All. 🙏🏾♥️

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    Karen (Pookie) Moore Thomas says

    Earth has no sorrow that heaven can’t heal. My condolences to The Family of Top Cat. May God continue to comfort you all at this time. I will keep you all in my prayers

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    Frank B. Felder, Jr. says

    We send our prayers and condolences to the Hyman family.
    We are sadden to hear Mr. Hyman’s passing. We often saw each other and spoke but I never got to know him.
    He will be missed and his smile and wave.
    Blessings of
    God’s comfort and Christ’s peace.
    Your neighbors
    Frank & Joan Felder
    1776

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    John walton says

    I’m so sorry for your loss , TC was a good man a hard worker and very proud to call him my friend. He was a big part of gang 60 , he is missed every job .

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