Manuel J. Roundtree, Jr.

Sunrise: December 6, 1939

Sunset: July 14, 2022

Thursday, July 14, 2022, Manuel Junior Roundtree, affectionately known as Gene, was called home to be with the Lord. Gene was born in Norfolk County to the late Manuel and Rosa Roundtree. 

Gene attended Portsmouth Public Schools and retired from the City of Chesapeake after thirty years of dedicated service.

Gene was predeceased by both parents, brothers: James, Horace, Willie and Curtis and sisters: Maggie, Mildred and Rosa Mae.

Left to cherish his memory are his three children: LaTanya, Emanuel and Toy; four granddaughters: Randall, Nastassia, Destiny and DeAsia and two great granddaughters: Harmony and Melodi, and sister: Jamie Ann.

Also left to cherish his memory is his longtime companion, Shirley White, and a host of nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to LaTisha, Amanda, Dr. Chadda, VPA and Bon Secours Hospice for all of your care and attention during Gene’s final days.

Viewing Friday, July 29, 2022 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH LIVE ONLINE Saturday, July 30, 2022 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel

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    Annette Roundtree says

    Sending our condolences to the family may God give you peace

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    Randall says

    Granddaddy, you surely are missed down here. I know you’re up there in heaven with your parents and siblings having a good ole time. I take comfort in knowing that I was able to spend time with you in your final months/days and I can only hope that I made you proud.

    I love and miss you.

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