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George Henry Paige Cheseman  
(Age 84)  

Passed away on the afternoon of May 7, 2018, at Larkin Chase Center, Bowie, MD. George was born on February 22, 1934, in Newport News, VA to Robert and Mable Cheseman. He was a graduate of George Washington Carver High School. After graduation he attended Norfolk State University. He later served in the United States Army where he received an honorable discharge in 1964. George was employed with the United States Postal Service in Washington, DC where he worked until he retired in 1995.
As a youngster George attended Colossian Baptist Church in Newport News, Virginia. After relocating to Maryland, he united with First Baptist Church of Minnesota Avenue, SE in Washington, DC.
George enjoyed playing softball, swimming, fishing, and watching all sports, live and on television.
Left to cherish many fond memories are his wife, Betty B. Cheseman; two sons, Gregory D. Cheseman of Forestville, MD and Bryan P. Cheseman of Columbia, MD; two grandsons, Hasani and Joshua Cheseman; three sisters, Rachel Fuller, Nettie Fay Rainy, and Hattie May Blevins of Newport News, VA; one sister-in-law, Dianne Bryant of Upper Marlboro, MD and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A 9 a.m. viewing and an 11 a.m. funeral service are scheduled for Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Minnesota Avenue, 3440 Minnesota Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20019.

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Published in The Washington Post on May 15, 2018