Walter N. Creekmore Jr.

Published 8:23 pm Saturday, September 29, 2012

September 29, 2012

SUFFOLK — Walter Nathaniel Creekmore Jr., 85, of Bridge Road, died Sept. 29, 2012. A native of Portsmouth, he was predeceased by an infant son, David Kevin Creekmore. Mr. Creekmore was retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Shop 67 and was a member of Berea Christian Church in Driver.

Survivors include his wife, Mary C. Creekmore; two sons, Walter N. Creekmore III and wife Jan, of Saluda, and Dr. Rufus C. Creekmore and wife Tina, of Edgewater, Md.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. in Berea Christian Church by the Rev. Joe Newman. Entombment will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Bennett’s Creek Chapel, Suffolk, on Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Berea Christian Church, 4109 Driver Lane, Suffolk, VA 23435.