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Gene Mitchell Moore


Sunrise: April 17, 1987

Sunset: March 15, 2021

Gene “Mitchell” Moore

G. Mitchell Moore was the beloved son of Gene and Vivian Moore. Mitchell was born on April 17, 1987, in Norfolk, Virginia. Family and friends affectionately knew him as “Mitch.” On March 15, 2021, Mitchell, 33, departed this life at his home in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the beloved father of Genayla M. Moore and brother of Krystal L. Moore. Mitchell was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Alfred & Julia Richardson, and paternal grandparents, Archie Cicero & Josephine Moore.

Mitchell grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia, where he matriculated through Chesapeake Public Schools, graduating from Great Bridge High School in 2005. He also attended Hampton University.

Mitchell was very musically inclined.  He began playing the piano at the age of five through Norfolk State University’s Junior Music Program. While in high school, Mitchell was the youth pianist for the Covenant Presbyterian Church children’s choir. His love of music also extended to playing the oboe in middle school, high school, and college orchestras.  Mitchell was a member of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. from three years old to high school.

Mitchell was truly an incredible person who had a great sense of humor. He developed life-long friendships wherever he went.  Mitchell had excellent business sense and merged his love for music into a business as the Realistic Entertainment Agency and Label CEO. “Grizzly Life” and the Grizzly bear are the motto and logo of the label.

Mitchell was employed as a carrier for FedEx in Newport News, Virginia.

Mitchell leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Genayla Michell Moore; his parents, Gene & Vivian Moore; his sister, Krystal Laverne Moore; childhood friends, Michael Baker, Chad Powell, William McCadden and Kadeem Mccord; and a host of beloved and devoted aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

 

Viewing Wednesday, March 24, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 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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    Erick says

    I love you Mitch , until we meet again

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    Rev. Dr. James Edwards, lll says

    Rev. Dee and I send our condolences to Vivian and Brother Gene , my Omega brother , on the passing of their son, Gene Mitchell. May the Lord comfort the entire family during this night of sorrow and strenghten them until joy cometh in the morning.

    Bro. Rev. Dr. James Edwards , lll
    Former Owner of JaDe Daycare Center

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    Shirley A. Whitaker says

    To: Gene, Vivian, Krystal & GeGe

    My deepest condolences are extended to you all as you celebrate the life of Gene Mitchell Moore.

    Words cannot express what you are experiencing. It is hoped that my long friendship and any help I can offer y’all for now, tomorrow and in the weeks and months ahead will be there if you need it.

    I remember Mitchell’s birth, his childhood and his growing into manhood; and, I can truly say that he was raised by two wonderful people who passed on to him the values of life. And he used those values to make him the young man he had become – His Own, Strong Respectful, Young Man.

    We will miss him dearly but God needed her more.
    Continue to stay close to each other and grow in the knowledge that ALL IS WELL.

    Regrettfully yours,
    Shirley A. Whitaker

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    Mrs Willie Green Burris says

    Peace to the Moore family. I am deeply saddened for your lost. Mitchell and Jerri Green my daughter shared a wonderful childhood together. They grew up together from 1st grade to graduation from Great Bridge High school. It is with a heavy heart I extend deepest sympathy.

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      LaQuisha Goode-Smith says

      I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the Moore Family. My sisters, my cousins, and I were all in the youth choir with Mitch. He always kept us laughing and getting us into trouble. He was a wonderful person and will be missed dearly. R.I.H.

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    Shatema C says

    Condolences to the family and friends. He will be missed truly. I went to school with him and he kept the whole class laughing all of the time. He always had a smile on his face. Rest easy my friend.

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    Lamont Simmons says


    My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and neighbors on the passing of the beloved Mitch. He is sorely missed.”

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    BONNIE RICHARDSON says

    My condolences to the family and friends of Mitch. I worked with him at Portfolio Recovery Associates. He was a great friend and always kept us laughing.

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    Barbara Calvin says

    Gene, Vivian, Krystal and Genenala it is with a heavy heartfelt sympathy I send condolences to you. Eventhough I did not see Mitchell on a regular basis, I knew him to be a kind gentle smart soul. A respectful young man. He will be terribly missed by his family and friends. Oftentimes you ask, why bad things happen to good decent people?,….I guess only God holds the answer. Cherish the beautiful memories of Mitchell’s life. I wish you all comfort in God’s understanding. Keeping you in prayer during this very difficult time

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    Muriel Jones says

    Glenn and I give our sincere and deepest condolences to you Gene, Vivian, Krystal and Genenala in the passing of your son, father, and brother. I may not have seen Mitchell but only a couple times, but I know he was a fine, kind hearted, and loving young man which says a lot. We cannot imagine your pain and hurt, but we are not to question GOD the almighty. He’s another angel to watch over the family, and we pray GOD provide you comfort, peace, and mercy during this difficult time.
    GOD Bless you all…🙏🏽🙏🏽❤️
    Glenn & Muriel Jones

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    Shatorra Flowers says

    With Sadness, I express my deepest sympathy to Dr. Moore and the family. “Earth has no sorrow, heaven cannot heal.” WE LOVE YOU!

    Your Spartan Family,
    BEHOLD THE GREEN AND GOLD!

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    Chanda Lewis-Howard says

    My words will never be enough to express the sorrow I feel for you and your family’s loss. But I hope you can take some comfort from knowing I’m thinking and praying for you and the family.

    Love your Goddaughter,
    Chanda Lewis-Howard ♥️🕊⚘🙏🏽

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    Tommy and Ethel Cox says

    Gene and Vivian:
    We offer our deepest sympathy to you and the Moore family as you celebrate the life of “MItch”. May the peace of GOD keep and comfort you and may the wonderful memories of your dear son sustain you in the difficult days ahead. Our prayers are with you.

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    Atkinson Family says

    It is hard to digest your loss. Holding his memory and the prayers from family and friends will get you thur, time will ease some pain. You are in our prayers Dorrick & Carolyn Atkinson

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    Antonio covil says

    I love you bro! Rest up!

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    Courtney-Bianca Mack says

    Missing you already lil cousin. None of us could have ever imagined you would be leaving us so soon. Rest in heavenly peace.
    ~Courtney-Bianca

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    Liyun Wu says

    My deepest condolences are extended to the Moore family. Even if I never had chance to meet this young man, I heard from Dr. Moore all the wonderful stories of her son. Peace to the family and friends!
    ~Liyun Wu

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    Sherwin and Dereka Sue says

    My condolence goes out to his family. Mitch was a great person and an even better friend. He touched a lot of people wherever he went. You will be truly missed bro. Grizzly life for life. Love you bro. Until we meet again.

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    Rae says

    Me and Gege will never forget you Mitch! Thank you for all you have done and for always being there for me! I hope you know how much you are loved and cared for and I know we will meet again! Til we do, Rest In Peace! Love, Rae..

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