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Willie Henry Joyner


Sunrise: March 14, 1947

Sunset: January 5, 2020

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.

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    Chevelle Watson says

    Wow! Condolences To The Family In The Passing of Mr Crow this has been a double hurt to my heart. That two beautiful people have gain there wings but
    I know that they would not have wanted it any other way. So Rest On Together In Heaven… Tell we meet again Love Shell

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    Mr Ernest Ashe III says

    Condolences and Sympathy to the family in the passing of my friend and buddy Crow… another link broken.. my heart is sad… but God knows what is best.. After a storm, Sunshine; After a dry season Rain; After grief, Comfort and healing, as surely as day follows night. You’ll truly be missed.

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    Laura says

    Sending love and prayers of peace to the family and friends of Mr. Joyner.

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      Crystal Haggins says

      He was the owner of looking good hair salon on brambleton ave in the 80’s R.I.P

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    Elaine Smith (cousin) says

    To my family, I am praying for our strength. Knowing that our Lord and saviour is always in control. We will find strength and peace in believing that Willie Henry and Virginia have a place in heaven where we want to be one day. Love you all. Tears of Joy

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