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Tony L. Cherry


Sunrise: March 17, 1982

Sunset: May 1, 2022

On Sunday May 1st, 2022 Tony Cherry was called home to be with the Lord.

He was born on March 10, 1982 to Oliva Cherry and Charles Turner in Norfolk, VA. Tony loved the outdoors. He enjoyed playing sports and his favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys. He worked at A- Mayes Soul Food Restaurant. Tony enjoyed life to the fullest and enjoyed spending time with his children. He was loved by many and like by all. Tony always had something funny to say and he was always bragging about all his loving kids. Tony was the life of the party and he had enough kids to have his own party. He could put a smile on your face at any given time.

Tony is predeceased by his grandmother Lana Hodges; two sisters: Richetta Cherry and Nicole Cherry; and his brother Randy Cherry.

He leaves behind to cherish his loving memory his mother Olivia Cherry; father Charles Turner, two sisters: Denise Cherry and Marie Parker; four brothers: Chuck Cherry, Artelius Sydnor, Ricky Sydnor, and Andre Turner. He also leaves behind his loving children: Tony Cherry – Dawson, Naesaun Cherry, Ja’Qurion Cherry, Ta’Liyah Edwards, Chance Cherry, Me’Slah Edwards, Ja’Syah Edwards, Emmanuel Cherry, Zion Cherry; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and associates.   

 
Viewing Monday, May 16, 2022 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel *Masks Required*

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    Avon Murphy says

    My Thoughts and Prayers are with you all, today and in the days to come

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    EMMA CHERRY- SIMMONS says

    R. I. P. NEPHEW.

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    Melethia Pittman (Dean) says

    I have known Tony for a long time and I was sadden to hear of his passing! May God guide the family through this hard time.

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    Tiffany H Brickhouse says

    R.I.P. nephew you will be truly miss.

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    Tea says

    I cherish the laughs and memories we shared and grateful that God blessed me and mines with your friendship. Condolences and love to your family and children. Lafayette will never be the same. Never goodbye but see you later…. Tea & Breezie

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    Sis. Fowler (Enoch Baptist Church) says

    Prayers for Tony’s family. Tony’s Coworkers and loyal customers will miss his respectful and warm personality.

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    Dana Taylor says

    Sluuuuu ima miss you my friend and I love you always gone but never will be forgotten!

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    lekiaite Mayfield says

    RIP Slu

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    Cornelius "Pap" Artis says

    Rest in peace Tony Cherry and we go way back every since 1993 and keep on resting in peace until we meet again my lil bro

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    Ikeara says

    Rest In Peace Slu, I will never forget how much you made me laugh, the fun times! Cant believe you’re gone man, I’m going to continue to take good care of our son Naesaun and i will continue to tell him endless stories about his father❤️ We won’t ever forget you, I’m so hurt. We love you❤️

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