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Anthony Person

June 22, 2021

Obituary

Anthony Neal Person was born August 30, 1958, in Suffolk, Virginia to Maisie (Coles) Person and Floyd Person Jr. By the entire family Anthony was affectionately called by his middle name “Neal”.

Neal was educated in Staunton, Virginia at The Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind (founded in 1838), where he received his High School diploma. Neal continued his education receiving a Certification as a licensed Carpenter, one of the many passions of his life.  Neal also loved art (drawing several pictures of Family that he kept in his dorm room). Additionally, Neal loved sports and dancing. Neal’s smile and bubbly comedic personality would always light up the room.

Neal leaves to cherish his memory Parents: Maisie (Coles) Person, Floyd and Gladys Person Jr,  Sisters: Barbara Brantley, Paulette Kinslow, Angela Lane, and Rasheeva Nicole Moore, Dorene Miller. Brothers: Darrin Person, Desean Daniels, Timothy Daniels, and Gregory Knight. Neal also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, friends, and his extended family of the New England Home for the Deaf. Neal was preceded in death by Grandparents: Floyd Sr. and Dollie Person; Willie and Jettie Coles. Brothers: Aaron Alan, Floyd III, Ricky.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Keith Matthews Funeral Home
5665 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Keith Matthews Funeral Home
5665 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

Interment

Carver Memorial Cemetery
2320 E Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434

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