William Chaney Jr.

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 29, 2002

William Chaney Jr., 65, of 1208 Jewell Ave., Portsmouth, died Sunday, July 28, 2002, in Maryview Medical Center. A native of Nansemond County, he was a son of the late William Chaney Sr., and Lucille Russell Chaney. He was also predeceased by a brother, John Chaney, and a sister, Barbara C. Brinkley.

He had retired as a roofer.

He was a member of Open Door Church.

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Survivors include his wife, Nancy Mays Chaney; sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Melissa S. Chaney of Windsor, David L. and Kelly B. Chaney of Suffolk, William Chaney III and Kelly F. Chaney, and Brian J. and Jennifer A. Chaney, all of Portsmouth; a daughter and son-in-law, Charlene C. and Jason McInnerney of Portsmouth; eight grandchildren; brothers, Henry L. Chaney of South Hill, Herman L. Chaney of Windsor, Johnny Chaney of Rocky Mt., N.C., and Jack Chaney of Petersburg; sisters, Ethel C. Hudlow of Forest City, N.C., Margaret C. Mansfield of Suffolk, and Rose C. Dyke of Galax.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Sidney F. Harrell Chapel of the Harrell and Hill Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry L. Chaney officiating. Interment will be held in Holly Lawn Cemetery. Friends may join the family from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in Harrell & Hill Funeral Home, and other times at the residence.

Robert DeLoatch Sr.

Robert DeLoatch Jr., 55, of Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk, died Friday, July 26, 2002, at his residence. A native of Severn, N.C., he was a son of the late Robert DeLoatch Sr.

He had retired from the Pond Bros. Peanut Co.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian DeLoatch; daughter, Shanda LaTasha DeLoatch of Arizona; mother, Adell Scott of Suffolk; stepfather, Willie Scott; father-in-law, Les Cooper; four sisters, Alma Arline, Helen McCoo, both of North Carolina; Mary Jean Rogers of Washington, D.C., and Mary Carter, and husband, Robert, of New York.; four brothers, Lynn DeLoatch, and wife, Marie of North Carolina; Herman DeLoatch and Larry DeLoatch and wife, Vera, of Baltimore; five step-children, six sisters-in-law, three brothers-in-law, and a devoted friend, James Eason; 17 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 31 in New Mount Joy Worship Center by Dr. William P. Wiggins. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

The body will be placed in the church at 11 am. Wednesday. The family will receive friends at the residence.

Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.