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Edward Michael Stallings


Sunrise: July 7, 1961

Sunset: July 14, 2020

Edward Michael Stallings, also affectionately known as Big Ed, was born July 7,1961 to the late Shirley and Ida Stallings. He attended Norfolk Public Schools and was a marine insulator with Coastal Marine Services. Ed was predeceased by his sister, Jackie . He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of twenty three years, Tammy; his baby girl and pride and joy, Kaiya; his sweet grandson, Kaiden; three sisters, Ida, Vanessa, and Shirley; one brother, Albert; and a host of nieces, nephews and
friends. Also left to cherish Ed’s memory is his best friend of many, many years, Johnnie Brooks Ed was a gentle giant with a sweet and sincere spirit. He helped any and everyone that he could and always had a way of making people laugh.

Ed will be deeply missed by all.

Viewing Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Vonnie Mcclease says

    My condolences to the family rest in peace Edward

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    Emma Cherry Simmons says

    R. I. P. EDWARD STALLINGS A TRUE BERKLEY ICON, REST EASY MY FRIEND

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    Cherelle Turner-Askew says

    My condolences to Tammy, Albert, Vanessa, Ting, and the rest of the Family my prayers are with y’all. Rest easy Freckles

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    Rev. Sharon M. Weaver says

    Edward was a gentle giant, he was also a Sweet Spirit. He was my friend and he will be missed greatly. To his family take heart in all the beautiful memories you shared. He loved his family with all his heart and he talked about you all often. To his daughter, you were his pride and joy, especially be that grandson you gave him. I know this is hard to go on without him, but think about what he would want for you. Sleep in peace my friend. With love Reverend Sharon Martin Weaver

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    Hough Ave Family says

    To the Stallings Family:

    Our sincere condolences on the loss of Big Ed. He was a gentlemen and a true staple in his community.

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    Mark Skyles says

    Big Ed as your Berkeley friends call you RIP. May God hold your family in this difficult time.

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    Donellla says

    We will miss you. You were like a big brother. My condolences to his wife and daughter. I will always remember you.

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    Steve Baber says

    I was lucky enough to work with Big Ed for to years. In that time I got to know him as a man that loved his wife and family. He also touched a lot of people in the ship yards. The young people in our trade were drawn to him for his knowledge and patience as he helped them learn our trade. I will miss him dearly and want to extend my deepest sympathies to his family.

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    Deanna Branch’Archibald says

    My sincerest condolences to the Stallings family. Big Ed and I went to school together. He was always a sweet person to be around at all times. I am in shock of his passing. Tammy stay strong and know that God is with you.
    Sincerely Deanna Branch’ Archibald

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      Missionary daniels says

      Your son so much i will miss him he was a priceless friend didn’t count up how much he cared for me until i saw wow really my wedding picture up yr father and grandfather will truly be miss more than i can ever express when u find a friend like big ed u don’t ever want to lose that friend connection hope one day i can meet the gorgeous loving daughter and grandson none of this would’ have not happen if it was for one lady name jewel mcinnis thank for giving me a prceless friendship by knowing big ed wow nobody could never know the depth of griefment u all r feeling so just say im sorry for u all priceless tremendous lost im so broken i can’t hardly see straight to write with not let this time go by without saying something about tbe wonderful loving, kind,and big hearted man he was the best friend when u find friend like big ed hold on to them that doesn’t happen to much cherish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

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    Carlton Sykes says

    Condolences to the Stallings family. Edward will be remembered for his pleasant spirit, quick wit, and a keen sense of humor. May God’s Peace encompass you at this challenging time.

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    Tammy Bynum Whitley says

    My sincere condolences to the Stallings family. Big Ed was my child hood Berkley friend. I pray for that family that the Lord with bring understanding to you and hold you close to his bosom in this difficult time. Look to the hills where your help comes from. Once again my condolences.

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    Wilbert A McCoyJr says

    My sincere condolences to the family.

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    Rob Reibold says

    Big Ed was a good friend for over 40 years. He had a great sense of humor and great knowledge of music. He was always nice to be around. All the shipyards, companies and friends will miss you terribly. Rest In Peace.

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      Michael Mckee says

      M&M BIG ED going to miss you Bro it was a pleasure knowing you & working with you in the insulation trade on the ships threw out the 757 R.I.P. my Brother.& To the family my Deepest condolences to you.

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    Angela Lee says

    I am deeply sorry for the loss of such a great person. To family and friends I pray that you will find comfort in knowing that God promised there would be a resurrection. Edward now has entered into his place of rest but not in vain. God has prepared a way for him already. Take heart in knowing that you had a special person in your life. He has been my friend for many years. He was always pleasant and kind. I will say I’m sorry for your loss once again and pray for you all. Be blessed.

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    Shawn Thomas says

    My condolences to the stallings family my god bless you and you will be in my prayers

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    Wendy Dixon says

    Rest in peace Big Ed

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