Hugh Britt Jr.

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 14, 2008

CHESAPEAKE—Hugh Britt Jr., 57, of the 900 block of Page Court, died June 8, 2008, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Mr. Britt was born Sept. 17, 1950, to the late Lina Sue and James Hugh Britt in Southampton County.

He was a graduate of I.C. Norcom High School, Portsmouth, and a veteran of the

U.S. Army. “Britt,” as he was known, was a member of First Baptist Church, Severn, N.C.

He worked as a longshoreman with ILA No. 1248.

Survivors include his lifelong companion, Betty Moss; one daughter, Belinda Thomas; two sons, Virgil L. Moore (Rashida) and Jeremy M. Wilkins (Lakeah); one sister, Lillie Mae Parker; one brother, William Britt; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Metropolitan Funeral Service, 120 W. Berkley Ave. The Rev. Marlon Hall will officiate.

Entombment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake.

Family and friends will assemble at 912 Page Court one hour prior to service for procession to the chapel.

Condolences may be offered to the family at