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Robert Washington


Sunrise: February 6, 1937

Sunset: July 2, 2019

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.

Viewing Sunday, July 7, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Monday, July 8, 2019 4:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel

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    CLARISSA Faulkner-Smith says

    you will be missed uncle Bobbie

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      Mary Washington-Hornezes says

      Thank You uncle Bobbie ❤️

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    VAL WILLIAMS says

    Rest on. I know you are there fishing on Heaven’s shores. Rest on.

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    Duwayne Washington says

    God rest your soul. May your journey to heaven be peaceful and evolving.

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