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
“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
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.