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Christopher S. Todd


Sunrise: September 4, 1970

Sunset: February 17, 2021
Christopher Sterling Todd, age 50, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. He was born in Mount Vernon, New York on September 4, 1970 to Ruth Todd and the late Stanley Todd. Chris was a former employee with the United States Postal Service. He resided in Chesapeake, Virginia, but also spent a lot of time in New York. He is survived by his sisters, Patricia Todd, Lauren Brown (France), Karen Todd, and brothers, Kenneth Skinner and Stanley McCarty (Tish); he also leaves behind his nieces and nephews Tanaya Hewitt-Amore (Derrol), Kenneth Skinner III, Destiny Parks (Dominique), Donte Hewitt, Ian Brown, Cheyanne Brown, Stanley McCarty Jr., Keem McCarty, Maryama McCarty, nine great nieces and nephews, and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Chris will always be remembered for his fun and outgoing personality, being kind-hearted, loving children, his family and the elderly, and his patented words/phrases, “Turn Up,” “Took you Out,” and “It’s Cute.”
Viewing Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth, VA 23701 Interment Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:00am Olive Branch Cemetery 2 Cpl J M Williams Avenue Portsmouth, VA 23701 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Gwendolyn Jones says

    My prayers are with you aunt sue.love you and I
    Ask that God gives you
    The strength to see you
    Through your loss

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      Barry Williams says

      Looord Lord… My best friend iz gone. I thank God forr getting to know you, and I know he’ll never Put more onn us than we cann bare.
      Thank God I gott to give you your flowerz while you lived. Thank you forr helPing me oPenn uPP more and I’m gonna turn itt inn ya name. WorQ Mocha
      Look down and watch over us.
      Az I’ve said before… I love you family and contact me iff you need ANYthing…

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    Lauren Brown says

    Chris, when I was young mommy always made me promise that I would always take care of you. I hope I was the sister you could always depend on for anything. I loved you and will miss you dearly. Rest easy until we meet again.

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      Hope says

      Lauren,
      One thing I know; you were a wonderful sister to Chris and he loved you very much, thanks so much for the gift of introducing him & Karen to me many moons ago… you all are in my prayers 🙏🏼

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      LaVerne Phillips says

      My dear friend Lauren & Todd Family! I am very saddened to learn of this tragic loss of your dear Brother Chris & pray God grant peace & acceptance of the Season’s family walks beside us on this earth… Continue to be Blessed & encourage each other..

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    Rev. Dr. Ronald L. White, says

    “Turn Up”, “It’s Cute”, “slightly and politely”, etc. are indeed the short and distinct phrases that will live on in our hearts forever. Mocha, as we knew Chris, attended the Acceptance Worship Center in Portsmouth, VA frequently. Mocha loved to sing with me and I can hear, even now, that deep baritone voice as I write. When Mocha joined us for dinner, at our home or at a restaurant, it was always a blast! The stories I could share. I do not have enough space to write. Mocha called my mother on her birthday and treated her liked we shared her. I could on and on. On behalf on the Acceptance Worship Center family, please know that we are praying for your strength and that we grieve with you as well. We continue to stand on the promise that we will meet again in the life to come and that we all now have a new guardian angel. I close. ~The Rev. Dr. Ronald L. White, Bishop of the The Acceptance Worship Center, Portsmouth, VA

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    Hope says

    I will miss your earthly presence, Chris. I’m so glad that your last years, weeks, and days were filled with the joy and happiness that you always deserved. Until we meet again…

    Your friend always,

    Hope Marable
    Mount Vernon, NY & USPS

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      Nuriz says

      Chris you was amazing. You never met a stranger. You shined your light and grace with every one you have met and known. You was outgoing kindhearted and always fun to be around. You are truly going to be missed. As I sit and reflect on our friendship and all the wonderful adventures we had there will never be anyone that could ever compare to you. I’m going to miss you so much. No one has made me smile and laugh and give me joy as much as you have and It was a pleasure to have you as my Friend.

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    Rakel says

    I am praying for God to strengthen his family in this time of need. Chris was a very good friend to me on a time of my life that I needed a one and I am going to truly miss him.
    Thank You Chris for being my friend

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    Chevelle Moore says

    Wow see the picture and it’s still hard to believe. I just wanted to say that I really appreciated the way you loved my mom I can still hear you saying her name now Aunt Mildred. Thanks for being there for us when we were going through our rough times. You were so crazy about Deborah and God called you home on her birthday. Thanks again cuz 😘😘

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      Star 🌟 says

      I will always be your Star 🌟 Rest easy baby!! I loved you now and always. Always have always will. Thanks for the times you brought happiness to my life. Tell nuk& Curtis I said heyyy!! Watch over us baby. Till we meet again ….Turn up lol 😆xoxoxo

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    Antoinette Franklin says

    Me n my family will really miss you. U were always welcome at our family functions. I didn’t know we would be the best of friends from Country Favorites. Turn up for everyone in heaven. I will always remember ur great spirit. I love you n miss you. Antoinette aka Nette. Blessings to the family.

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