Roy Haskins

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 13, 2008

Roy Haskins (June Cat), 73, of 804 W. Constance Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Sentara Obici Hospital. He was the son of the late Roy and Ruth Haskins and a native of Suffolk. He was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Haskins (ED), and brother, Roosevelt Haskins (Buddy). He leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Chrystal Haskins, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two daughters, Linda Haskins-Clinton (Morris), of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Tara Lynn Smith, of Portsmouth; three sons, Roy L. Haskins Jr. (Joan), of Suffolk, Eugene C. Haskins (Delores), of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Larry M. Haskins (Regina Favors), of Stockbridge, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary L. Coates, of New York, and Mildred D. Riddick, of Suffolk Va.; along with nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
The family extends a special thanks to the staff of Sentara Obici Hospital and Nansemond Point Rehabilitation & Health Care Center for their assistance.
The funeral service will be held at noon, Sept. 15 at Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St. Pastor Emanuel Myrick Jr. will be officiating the service. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive family and friends at 102 E. Pinner St. as well as 314 Bullock St., Suffolk, Va. Crocker Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at

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