Rosa Ophelia Hockaday passed away on April 16, 2021 at surrounded by her loving family. Rosa was born to the late Foster and Beulah Butts. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. Rosa was a member of Celestal Baptist Church and a participated in the Willing Workers Ministry. She was also predeceased by her son, Wendell Hokaday. Rosa leaves to cherish her precious memories her husband, Rudolph Hockaday; daughter, Linda H. Harding; sons, Rudolph Hockaday (Valerie), Michael Hockaday (Sherrie), Calvin Hockaday (Valerie); sisters, Gloria Coleman (Collins); fifteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Sandy Hockaday, Gwen Hockaday, Elenor Davenport and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rosa O. Hockaday
Viewing Thursday, April 22, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, April 23, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Entombment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.