Troy Christopher Pledger

Sunrise: March 4, 1962

Sunset: May 5, 2024

Troy C. Pledger, age 62, passed away at his home in Norfolk, VA, on May 5, 2024. He was born on March 4, 1962, in Newark, NJ, to Linwood and Pauline Pledger. Troy’s family relocated to Norfolk, Virginia, in 1970, where he attended Granby High School and distinguished himself as a student athlete.

Troy was known for his unwavering work ethic and his passion for helping others. For over 17 years, he contributed his skills to sales and delivery at The Dump furniture store. In 2017, Troy ventured out on his own and founded “Always Moving,” a successful moving company that has positively impacted countless individuals and businesses throughout Hampton Roads and beyond.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Troy was a man who cherished laughter, engaging in lively debates, and spending quality time with loved ones. He found great joy in watching sports, particularly cheering on his beloved Dallas Cowboys. Troy’s generous spirit and kind heart were evident in his constant efforts to support and uplift those around him.

Troy is preceded in death by his father, Linwood Pledger Jr., and sister, Linette Pledger. He is survived by his loving mother, Pauline Pledger; devoted daughters, Latoya Blowe (Trenton) and Latisha Pledger; cherished grandson, Shai Blowe; sisters, Donna Pledger Brown (Raymond), Deanna Pledger, Keisha Artis (Leander); brother, Timothy Pledger; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Troy will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. His legacy of hard work, compassion, and laughter will continue to inspire those whose lives he touched.

Viewing: Saturday, May 11, 2024 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 West Berkley Avenue Norfolk, Virginia Celebration of Life: Monday, May 13, 2024 11:00 AM Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 West Berkley Avenue Norfolk, Virginia Laid To Rest: Riverside Memorial Park 1000 East Indian River Road Norfolk, Virginia

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    Dana Sellers says

    Dear Latisha and family,

    We are thinking about and praying for you. Mr. Pledger sounds like an incredible person with a mighty legacy. May he rest in peace and the memory and love he shared with all who knew him comfort you all.

    Sellers and Sadak family

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    Donna Pledger-Brown says

    Latoya and Latisha, I love you both so much.

    Aunt Donna

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    Tae and Shiran Pledger says

    To Latoya, Latisha and family, Mathew 4:5-“Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted”
    May God continue to bring you all comfort and peace, the family are in our prayers

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    Nicole Johnson Cogdell says

    My sincere condolences LaToya and Latisha

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    Rebecca Ocean says

    We wish the Pledger Family peace. We send our thoughts out to you all. Troy was an important part of our business and we considered him a fine friend. Donna and Rebecca, Ocean Storage

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