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Zackery Jerel Hill


Sunrise: August 5, 1992

Sunset: July 5, 2021

Zackery Jerel Hill, lovingly known as Zack, entered this life on August 5, 1992, in Norfolk, Virginia to Sheara “Nay” Hill and the late Jeff Johnson. On July 5, 2021, God called him home to rest.

He was educated in the Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach School Systems. He was employed at the shipyard. He was known for his kindness, playfulness, and witty sense of humors. His kindness was displayed by the help he gave and offered to many in their time of need. He was fun loving with a witty sense of humor that would often have people laughing out loud. As a child he loved to tumble, and he was always running around doing some type of gymnastics, etc. There are many childhood photos of him making a silly pose. He loved hanging out with his family and friends. He shared a special bond with all his siblings and many cousins. During family events he could often be found joking around with his cousins, especially his “Ace”, Bruce “Brucey” Smith. No one never really knew what the two of them were up to, but they were often seen together laughing about something. He was like a son to many of his elders. His sense of humor remained throughout the struggles of his health condition and during its decline. He was loved and will be missed so very much!

He is survived by his mother, Sheara “Nay” Hill of Norfolk, VA; brothers, Jeffrey Hill and Jeremy Hill of Norfolk, VA, and Brandon Hammond, of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Tijay Johnson of Norfolk, VA; maternal grandmother, Carolyn Bates of Norfolk, VA; paternal grandparents, Shirley and Jeff Barbour of Portsmouth, VA; aunts, Torry Hill, Latoya Bates (Donald), Cheryl Garrett all of Chesapeake, VA, Earlene Davis, Lekia Davis, Hartina Davis, Barbara Maven and Geraldine Alston; uncles, Cleveland Bates III (Joyce), Maurice Johnson, Willie Johnson (Angel), Lance Johnson, Patrick Davis and Liearl Davis of Norfolk, VA.

He was predeceased by his father, Jeff Johnson and a host of relatives.

Viewing Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, July 16, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    GWENDOLYN WOODS/TORONICIA WOODS-KONEY says

    SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. PRAYING YOUR STRENGTH IN THE LORD. HEAVEN HAS GAINED AN ANGEL. GOD BLESSINGS TO THE HILL FAMILY.

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    Michelle Morris says

    I’m so heart-broken and sorry for your loss, Zach was just like a son to me and It really hurts to know that he is gone but never for-gotten.. I’m praying for your family and sending an abundance of condolences to your family. .The Lord has truly received a very “special” angel.. May God bless your family and give you the strength to carry on. Zach will truly be missed by my family too..

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    Jolonda Brown says

    My sincere condolences to the Hill family. Sheara I love you. My prayers are with you as you lay Zach to rest. Blessings
    Jo

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    Wookie wiggins says

    My Friend forever….I can’t get passed this R.I.P ZACK

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