Christopher DeShawn Martin, 23, transitioned from life to glory on September 30, 2018. He was the loving, son of Douglas
E. Toxey and Monique A. Richardson. Christopher first displayed his love for writing in Coleman Place Elementary. He wrote his first book titled “The Funny Clown” which received recognition and was showcased at ODU. This began his passion to become an author, an artist, and musician.
After years of perfecting his craft, the rap artist Ckris Mute was born. He was a participant in one of Norfolk Public Schools
most prestigious program, The Upward Bound Program and a 2013 graduate of Granby H.S. After graduating he continued to pursue a career in music. He was an inspiration to many with a smile that will never be forgotten. His legacy will live on through his music.
He leaves to cherish his memories a brother, Jimmel Martin and sisters, Nikia Dade, Marketta Holley and Caitlin Martin and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, a special cousin Chante’ Martin and lots of friends.