Richard H. Cherry

Published 10:35 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May 10, 2012

After a long illness, Richard H. Cherry, 59, of 3352 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk, Va., died May 10, 2012, at VA Medical Hospital in Perryville, Md. He was a native of Suffolk and the son of the late Hazel Cherry Henderson and his stepfather, Joseph Henderson.

Richard H. Cherry

He attended John F. Kennedy High School and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam.

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He leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Tashea L. Price, of Portsmouth, Va.; two sisters, Sandra Snead, of Henrico, Va., and JoAnn Henderson, of Oxon Hill, Md.; one brother, Allen Cherry, of Richmond, Va.; one grandchild, Jaiden Price; three aunts, all of Suffolk; a devoted niece, Charita Howell, of Suffolk; other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2012, in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home officiated by Suffragan Bishop Madison Copeland. Interment will be in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.