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Samuel Wyatt


Sunrise: February 5, 1951

Sunset: May 8, 2019

For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:6-7

Samuel “aka Mickey” Wyatt was born on February 5, 1951 and was called home to be with the Lord at the age of 68 on May 8, 2019. He lived several years in New York City, but was a lifelong resident of Norfolk, VA. He attended Granby High School in Norfolk, VA. He was a chef on the Norfolk Naval Base for 17 years. He loved to cook. He would make a plain meal look like a gourmet meal from a top notch restaurant. Samuel would redo or give instructions to others whenever they tried to cook anything for him. The meal just was not right until he added his ingredients and touch. Upon closure of the Officer Club restaurant on the base, Samuel continued to share his chef talents at Pollard’s Chicken for 16 years. His latest employment of more than three years with Christ Lacey Cleaning Services Inc. came to an end in August 2018 due to his illness.

Samuel was the beloved husband of the late Betty Wyatt. He is preceded in death by his father James Wyatt and stepfather Nathaniel Copeland; and brother James Wyatt.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother Elsie Copeland, daughter Ellen Passmore (Alvin), son Samuel Wyatt (Danae), stepdaughter Sabrina Ricks, stepson James Ricks, siblings Alice Hill, Portia Murphy (Frank), Nathaniel Wyatt (Carolyn), Carolyn Wyatt (Rayfield), Vernon Wyatt, Allen Wyatt and Bruce Wyatt (Joann), nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
Revelation 21:4

Viewing Friday, May 17, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Saturday, May 18, 2019 11:00am Norfolk United Methodist Church 6870 N. Military Highway Norfolk, VA 23518 Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505

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    Debra Morris Watkins says

    So sorry to hear about my old friend from a long way back. My condolences to this family. May God strengthen you at this time. I remember talking to Mickey and asked his if he knew the Lord. His answer yes.

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    Carla Williams says

    Lord please give us all the knowledge and understanding to get through this.
    I will always love and remember you Uncle Mickey. May you rest and peace. Tell my daddy I will love him forever.

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    Evelyn C. Wingfield says

    May His peace be with you, Till you meet again. May His peace be with you, Till you meet again. Till He reach that distant shore. And you’ll shed a tear no more. May He give you strength to endure. Till you meet again

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    Robert & Doris Bingham says

    Sincere condolences to the family. Death is the enemy and though we all go through it, it’s never easy. Take one day at a time, it gets easier but you never forget. God promises a resurrection hope. Acts 24:15

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    Williams Family says

    Our condolences to the family. May your memories comfort you during this time of bereavement. Rely on each other but most importantly rely on our Heavenly Father who will comfort all of you in your time of need (2Corinthians 1:4).

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    James Haskins says

    Until we see each other again Uncle Mickey love and miss you

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    Big Red and Regina (TIGER) says

    Yes, brother Mickey you have fought the good fight, Yes, you know that th at the battle was not yours, Yes, now you get to see our FATHER in heaven. Yes, the reward is yours to be out of the body is to be with the Lord. Yes, my wife and.I enjoyed you and the trust you shared that you were coming to the end of your journey of this life. Yes the talks we had about our sons, Sam and lil Red will live on . Yes Mickey we love you and Yes I thank God to know you and the things you and I done together , like you said no beefs. Yes a tear and a smile for you Mickey. What went down must come Up fly hi bro no more pain. Until wd.meet again Big Red and Tiger. Praying for the family .. Sam keep your head your Dad is really proud of the man you’ve become and the things you will accomplish.

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