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Rodney J. Anderson


Sunrise: August 28, 1984

Sunset: August 4, 2018

On Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 3:56 am the angel of mercy peacefully came into our midst to retrieve his own; Rodney Jovan Anderson entered into his eternal resting place. Rodney was born August 28, 1984 at 11:03 pm to Helena M. Anderson and Byron T. Anderson, Sr. He was the happiest of their children. He grew to be known as a jokester, and a loving and strong hearted person.
As a youth, he played baseball and football for the Cavalier Manor Spartans. Rodney J. Anderson attended Chesapeake Public Schools, he received his GED in 2003. Math and Science was his favorite subjects. In 2017 he studied to obtain his commercial drivers license and was currently a yard supervisor for Continental Terminal in Chesapeake. He also worked for Minister William Baker at WHB Homes, in Chesapeake, VA. Rodney J. Anderson, was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Delores Anderson, his maternal grandparents George and Sarah Coleman, two uncles Reginald Anderson and Alton Ming, two aunts Alice Austin and Eline Cross.
Also he leaves to cherish his loving memories his mother Helena Anderson-Smith (Keith), father Byron T. Anderson, Sr. (Robin), two brothers Shaun Anderson (Donise), Byron T. Anderson, Jr. and two sisters Jasmine Anderson and Terrika Porter (David). He leaves his loving children; three daughters Mae-Lon, Breyanna and Tianna, his only son Tyron, a wife Tiffany Howard-Anderson and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins, a loving friend Carmen Prescott and her three children along with a host of friends.
Rodney Jovan Anderson you will never be forgotten you will always be in our hearts.

Viewing Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Boulevard Service Thursday, August 16, 2018 12 Noon New Testament Church 403 Rapidan Street Portsmouth, VA 23701 Entombment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321

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    Kim & Traon Robinson says

    I’m very sorry for your lost!l Carmen. Me and Traon will be praying for you and all the kids! If you need ANYTHING call me you know I got you!

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    JEAN G. VEAL says

    God bless you Rodney. You are in his arms now.

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    Kathleen Veal says

    You are loved and will live on through your children. God bless you…

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    Shelby Quamiley says

    Our condolences to you Carmen and the family.May God give you peace in this time.
    The Quamiley Family

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    Portia DeMary says

    Condolence to Keith and Helena…may God comfort. you and your family…I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his spirit in your inner being

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    Terrika Porter says

    The day has finally come where I have to say goodbye to your physical body. Wow, I can’t believe this is real that this is now my reality. From the first moment we met, we instantly clicked. You were my protector, my alibi, one of my biggest supporters etc. In your eyes I could do no wrong. Whenever I needed you, you were there, no matter what! The love and bond that we shared was one that can never be replaced nor duplicated even if I tried. When no one else understood, you did. When no one else cared, you did. You were the best big brother a sister could ever ask for. Now, you ran away plenty of guys and threatened half of Virginia to not mess with me; but, you always made sure I was happy and if I was happy you were happy. You always wanted to see me happy and striving to be a better me with each passing day. On today, I promise to remember you for your loving heart and supportive spirit. I will do my best to continue to make everyone laugh, as you would do. I will continue to look out for Ma and the kids; but, imma let Shaun handle the girl aka Bee lol. I will always love and miss you.

    Your BabySis

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