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Marvin Lee Otey


Sunrise: September 20, 1949

Sunset: February 25, 2019

Marvin Lee Otey peacefully departed this life on Monday, February 25, 2019. He was born on September 20, 1949 to the late Thomas H. Otey, Jr. and Mary Bell Otey. He attended Norfolk Public Schools. Marvin retired form Colonna’s Shipyard with over 20 years of service. He was the “brain” in the Dock Shop Department. He was loved by everyone he came in contact with and would give you the shirt off his back. Always willing to help.

He was predeceased by his brother, Thomas H. Otey, III; a daughter, Neicy Jones; grandson, Keeahey Scott; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law. Marvin leaves to cherish his memory; loving and devoted wife of thirty years, Carolyn Fonville Otey; daughter, Valencia
Otey Perkins (Madison) of Cameron, N.C.; two sons, Dwight Davis and Calvin Fonville both of Norfolk, VA; three sisters, Cleo Otey Reep of Virginia Beach, VA, Sylvia Otey Billups and Deborah Otey Loiseau both of Norfolk, VA; one aunt, Elizabeth Otey Adams of Washington, D.C.; six grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Viewing Monday, March 4, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Riverside Memorial Park 1000 E. Indian River Road Norfolk, VA 23523

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    Marilyn Webb says

    He has always been such a nice guy. Always had a smile for everyone. RIP cousin.

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    Tonya D Cook says

    Family I am so sorry for your loss

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    Sabrina Walker Jones says

    RIP Marvin, Father and Daughter are resting in HEAVEN together. Sleep on until we meet again.

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    Dolon Peete says

    My thoughts are with you in your time of grief. May the love of family and friends carry you through your grief. Please accept my deepest condolences.
    And may “the God of comfort,” comfort you at this time of sorrow. 2Corinthians 1:3,4
    jw.org (Website for more encouragement.)

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    Geraldine Flowers. says

    Sorry for your loss,My thoughts and prayers are with you and family
    during these sad times.RIP MARVIN.

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    Deli says

    I’m sorry for your loss of your dear loved one. Please take comfort in Christ promise of the resurrection, John 5:28,29

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