George H.L. Brockett

George H. L. Brockett
Chesapeake - George H.L. Brockett, 86, entered into eternal rest on April 23, 2013. He was born on Nov. 10, 1926 to the late George and Beatrice C. Brockett. George joined the U.S. Army in 1950 and served in the Korean Conflict. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service with over 30 years of service. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mrs. Gertrude Brockett, two sons, Michael Brockett and Milton Brockett; three grandchildren, Christopher Spellman Jr. (Sharvel), Madeline McCants (Edward), and Melissa Spellman; three great grandchildren, Morgan, Ashley and Alexis; a son in-law; Christopher Spellman Sr.,and a host of other relatives. He was predeceased by his daughter, Marilyn C. Spellman and great grandchild, Allyson Spellman. A funeral will be held, 12 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, with Dr. Aubrey Moore officiating. Interment will be at Albert G. Horton Cemetery. Family will receive visitors on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Metropolitan Funeral Service, 120 West Berkley Ave., Norfolk, VA 23523


Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 27, 2013