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Robert Earl Boone

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Robert Earl “Sea Biscuit” Boone, son, brother, father, grandfather, family member and friend, transitioned suddenly early, May 11, 2020.

Robert is survived by a daughter, Tiyia J. Boone Hill (Camron Madison Hill, granddaughter); three stepchildren, Vernon Johnson, Mershira Johnson (LeRonia Johnson, granddaughter), and Raymond Johnson; one sister, Sandra B. Knight (Pastor Andri A. Knight); five brothers, Eugene Boone (Judy Boone), Samuel L. Boone (Janet Boone), Tyrone Boone (Sharon H. Boone), Leon Boone and the Rev. Tony D. Boone (the Rev. Melodie Boone); and a host of nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Yvette Boone; his mother, Mediann H. Boone; his father, Eugene C. Boone; and brother, Willie M. Boone.

Robert got the name “Sea Biscuit” by playing baseball and would run over, around and through anything to catch that ball. He took great pride in not missing that ball for Coach Ricks. Same as playing ball, Robert took some falls, got scares from running his path and never seemed to take the easy way out of life. Robert is now running into home base with a huge smile and arms waving in the air saying “I made it!”

Now rest Robert, your ninth inning is over.

The Boone Family

Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. May 15, 2020. The service will take place at 11 a.m.

Location: J.T. Fisher Funeral Home Service, 1248 N. George Washington Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23323.

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