Willie Henry Joyner “Crow” gained his wings on January 5, 2020 two day after his loving wife, Virginia Lee Joyner of 37 years who gained her wings on January 3, 2020. Willie was born on March 14, 1947 to the late Herbert Sr. and Hattie Joyner in Norfolk, VA. Willie was raised in the Campostella section of Norfolk also known as “The Fields”. Willie was a laid-back kind of guy and quiet never complaining. Willie loved watching his gameshows The Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy and debating issues about Trump. Willie retired from Kempsville Building Materials. He was a die-hard fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. You could always hear him saying, “Bloop -Bloop” with that one finger up in the air and “Stone Show”. Crow loved playing the lottery and shopping at Dollar Tree every day.
Willie was predeceased by his mother and father, wife, Virginia Lee Joyner, two brothers; Herbert Joyner Jr. and Carleton Joyner, one sister, Celestine Joyner.
Left to cherish his memories, one daughter, LaShan W. Privott of Chesapeake, one son, Willie M. Williams of Port Arthur,
Texas, one devoted son-in-law, Andrew Privott of Chesapeake, granddaughter, Aprique Williams (Eric) of Atlanta, Georgia,
grandson, Kirk Williams (Shenita) of Virginia Beach, two greatgranddaughters, Jashia Godfrey and Ny’La Turner of Atlanta,
GA, mother-in-law, Vivian T. Williams of Norfolk, VA, two sisters; Patricia Dampier (Nathaniel) of Virginia Beach, VA and
Carol Ricks of Suffolk, VA, three brothers; Romeo Joyner (Ann) of Baltimore, MD, Clinton Joyner (Margaret) of Norfolk, VA
and Patrick Joyner (Alecia) of Atlanta, GA, two sisters-in-law; Carolyn Williams of Warren, MI. and Evangeline Williams of
Norfolk, VA one brother-in-law, Ernest Williams Jr. of Norfolk, VA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.