Rashaad T. Matthews

Sunrise: November 28, 1988

Sunset: October 5, 2020

Rashaad Terrance Matthews, 31, was born November 28, 1988 in Norfolk, VA to Sharman and Joseph Bailey. He departed from this life on Monday, October 5, 2020.

He attended Norview High School and soon after was able to make a comfortable life for himself. He was a hard worker who reached for the stars and brought joy to those around him.

To know him was to love him. He was big on family. “Big Dog” as he would call himself, always showed up and showed out for his family. He would always find a way to make us laugh and at the same time irritate us with his constant playfulness. He was dependable and sometimes took risk. He left his imprint on every person that he came in contact with. He was a die-hard 49ers fan and you could tell by the clothes that he wore. He bled black, red and gold through and through. He will be greatly missed by family and friends and there will be a noticeable void in our hearts with his absence.

His memories will be cherished by his loving mother and father, Sharman Bailey and Joseph Bailey; grandmother, Sudie Bailey and Deloris Turner; grandfather, Temecorie Matthews and Theodore Bailey; son, Khari Chapman; brother, Anthony Matthews; sisters, Ronnesha Upsher, Tieara Matthews, Krystal Upshur, Ashanti Goodhope, Sacoya Matthews, 15 nieces and nephews; 4 aunts, 5 uncles; partner, Marie Barbosa and a host of loving cousins and friends.

Viewing Monday, October 19, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Alva says

    Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.
    My sincere condolences to the Matthews family. May God give you’ll comfort, strength, and peace during this difficult time.

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    Cary Kincaid says

    Very sorry for your loss. Please let me know if you need anything.

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    Thomas and Delois Coffey says

    To the Bailey family you have my sincere condolence. May God bless you all. Thomas and Delois Coffey.

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    Cavonya and Cha'Niya says

    OC you will be etched in our hearts forever.

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    Terrance and Nicole Avery aka Mama Nikki and Big T says

    To the Matthews and Bailey Family;

    You have our deepest condolences during this time of heartfelt grief. Rashaad was loved by so many and especially by our family. He is going to be missed so very much. Im glad he is now with God now to be our angel. When everyone has gone home and youre all alone trying to understand what has happened, May God keep your family in the bosom of God and comfort you in the midnight hours. Please know Rashaad is still here in spirit and as long as he is spoken about, he will never ever be forgotten. May God bless all of you.

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