Robert “Bob” Washington of Newark, New Jersey passed away peacefully at home in Norfolk, Virginia, on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at age 82. Bob retired from the United States Navy after 20 years and became a master gardener as a second career. He loved fishing, crabbing, cooking and taking photos of his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife, Iva J. Washington; sister, Doris Faulkner; son, James Washington; daughters, Bobbie Washington and Iva D.C. Smith; stepdaughters, Vanessa Williams, Donnetta “Penny” Reid (Lloyd) and Valerie Williams; grandchildren, Danielle Washington, Dazha Washington, Darius Washington, Kyle Laughlin and Gregory Smith; and a host of other family members.
He lived a full life and will be missed dearly.