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Robert E. Massey

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Robert E. Massey Obituary
Robert E. Massey

Virginia Beach - Robert E L Massey Dedicated husband, father, uncle and grandfather, went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2014. He was born November 4, 1934 in Johnstown PA to the late James and Vivian Massey. Preceded in death by wife Carrie Massey, daughter Nicole Richards and sister Betty Gibson; brothers James, Booker and Raymond Massey. Survived by brothers Ernest and Cammie Massey, sisters Delores Boykin, Rev. Rita Williams, Florence Peterson, Valerie Link; son Kevin Massey and Grandchildren Sean and Ashlee Massey and Malcolm Richards, Jr., great-grandson Tremaine Bava Massey and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert graduated from Johnstown High School and then enlisted in the Navy and retired as Chief Petty Officer after serving 20 years. He attended the University of Maryland and received his associates degree in accounting and also worked 4 years in the post office as a mail handler. He was a die-hard Redskins and Dodgers Fan. Robert loved the Lord and had unshakeable faith. He was also a member of Union Baptist Church for over 30 years. He loved singing with the Men's Chorus and loved helping others. On holiday's, he would fill baskets with turkey and ham and give to those in need. He helped anyone in need and he was just a sweet, kind loving man, whom will be sorely missed by all. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Union Baptist Church.


Published in The Virginian Pilot on July 30, 2014
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