Rita Joann Bynum

Sunrise: July 2, 1954

Sunset: March 16, 2024

Rita J. Bynum departed from this life, into her eternal life on March 16, 2024.  Rita was born on July 2, 1954, to the late Mary & Joseph G. Casper, Sr.  She was educated in Portsmouth Public Schools and was a graduate of Cradock High School (class of 1972).

After graduating, she was employed by the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) for 21 years prior to retirement.  Rita always enjoyed church and love the Lord, she was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Norfolk, Virginia.

Rita leaves to cherish her memories, her (son) Gilbert Bynum III, (Kendra).  (Brother) Pastor Joseph G. Casper, Jr., (Mary). (Sisters); Avis Stokes {Charles), Eva Williams (Danny), Carol Ann Owens, and Janett Franklin. (3 Granddaughters), Kaierra, Gilvonna, and Kayla.  (3 Great Grandchildren), Avianna, Kaskey, Kaylanna, and a host of nephews, nieces, family, and friends.   Rita was also preceded in death by her grandson Kristopher McNair.

Viewing Friday, March 29, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service Saturday, March 30, 2024 11:00am Bethel Baptist Church 1234 Reservoir Ave. Norfolk, VA 23504 Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23321

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    Phillip Poole says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Nephew, as you go through this challenging time. Know that God has been with you at every step of the way and he will continue to carry you.
    Remember: Weeping endure for night but joy cometh in the morning🥰

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