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Michael Roderick Smith


Sunrise: May 19, 1950

Sunset: June 28, 2019

Michael Roderick Smith better know as “Champ” departed this life on June 28, 2019 at the age of 69 to be with our Heavenly Father. “Champ” was born May 19, 1950 in Portsmouth, VA at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital to the late John E. Smith Sr and
Lucille Smith.

“Champ” attended Norfolk Public Schools and after graduating went into the United States Army where he served his country for many years. “Champ” was a very loving and caring person. He was well known in the Berkley community where he was
raised.

He was predeceased by his parents, John E. Smith Sr. and Lucille Smith and two brothers, Mark Smith and Gary Smith. Michael leaves to cherish his memory three children, Chelsea Cox, Michael Mayfield and Michael Smith: he also leaves three
sisters, Kimberly Smith, Charlotte Rarlotte and Gwendalina Smith; one brother John E. Smith Jr. all of Norfolk, VA and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing Monday, July 8, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 West Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:00am Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434

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