Sunday Afternoon on July 27, at 4:56pm, the angel of death quietly came into our midst and ushered Joseph our devoted love one into eternal rest.
Joseph D. Booker, Jr. was born on October 12, 1952 in Portsmouth, Virginia to Rosa L. Long and the late Deacon Joseph D. Booker, Sr. He was predeceased by three brothers, Roosevelt Stover, Larry D. Booker, Sr., and Rickey L. Booker.
He attended Portsmouth Public Schools. He worked at Howard Motor Freight Company for several years. He went on to further his career at Portsmouth Public Utilities Department for 29 years of service until he retired.
Joseph (Bobo)was a loving, kind, generous and caring person. He loved to be around family and friends having fun. He loved helping people. He loved cutting grass and landscaping people yards. His favorite scripture was Psalms23.
Joseph leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife Cindy Booker for over 30 years, three daughters, Gwendolyn Garland and Ciara Brown both from Portsmouth, Va.; Veronica Campbell (Alfonza) of Chesapeake, Va.; four sons, Terrell Brown of Northern Virginia; Joseph D. Arrington of Virginia Beach, Va.; Dion Adams (Kamisha) of Portsmouth, Va.; Jamal Brown of Portsmouth, Va.; three sisters, Mary Shannon (Mike) of Lancaster, SC; Eunice Jubray (Eugene)of Portsmouth, Va.; and Stephanie Ashby (Oliver) of Chesapeake, Va.; sixteen grandchildren’s; 32 great grandchildren’s and one great great grand; one uncle; three aunts and a host of step brothers, step sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A special great grandson Andre Everett III “Bink” his eating partner.