Obituaries

Rosalie Branch
B: 1955-03-23
D: 2019-03-16
View Details
Branch, Rosalie
Michael Daniels
B: 1959-02-16
D: 2019-03-15
View Details
Daniels, Michael
Arthena Shuler
B: 1959-10-22
D: 2019-03-13
View Details
Shuler, Arthena
Mildred Landers
B: 1936-02-02
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Landers, Mildred
John Hardee
B: 1927-02-15
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Hardee, John
Arthur Davis
B: 1939-06-19
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Davis, Arthur
Rita Rogers
B: 1955-12-16
D: 2019-03-10
View Details
Rogers, Rita
Glen Yonkers
B: 1952-02-06
D: 2019-03-01
View Details
Yonkers, Glen
Audrey Bates
B: 1944-01-31
D: 2019-02-27
View Details
Bates, Audrey
Shirley Brown
B: 1923-09-18
D: 2019-02-27
View Details
Brown, Shirley
Mary Faulkner
B: 1920-02-20
D: 2019-02-24
View Details
Faulkner, Mary
Doris Beckwith
B: 1928-08-24
D: 2019-02-24
View Details
Beckwith, Doris
Joseph West
B: 1962-05-05
D: 2019-02-23
View Details
West, Joseph
Edward Barfield
B: 1930-12-27
D: 2019-02-23
View Details
Barfield, Edward
Lamott Harris
B: 1958-11-21
D: 2019-02-22
View Details
Harris, Lamott
Ianthia Reid
B: 1958-11-19
D: 2019-02-22
View Details
Reid, Ianthia
Jacqueline Bryant
B: 1949-10-26
D: 2019-02-20
View Details
Bryant, Jacqueline
Christopher Boykins
B: 1987-06-05
D: 2019-02-19
View Details
Boykins, Christopher
Gwendolyn Perkins
B: 1968-10-17
D: 2019-02-15
View Details
Perkins, Gwendolyn
Daniel Ward
B: 1937-05-19
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
Ward, Daniel
Zeb High
B: 1954-08-16
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
High, Zeb

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
Christopher Boykins

Christopher Rosean Boykins

Friday, June 5th, 1987 - Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Sign in to make your contribution to Christopher Boykins's online memorial

Sign in with Facebook

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Christopher Boykins with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Christopher Rosean Boykins, born June 5, 1987, went home to be with the Lord on February 19, 2019 at the age of 31. He was a devoted fiancé, father, son, grandson, brother, cousin, and nephew.

Chris was predeceased by his grandfather Charles “Danny Ray” Boykins, daughter Arianna Boykins, and his brother Kentreal Beasley. He leaves to cherish his memory by his fiancé Kylie Dishmon, his 3 daughters; Zaria Boykins, Alexis Boykins, and Ava Boykins, mother Gwenette Boykins-Oldham (Michael), father Kent Grimes (Toyya), grandmother Gwendolyn Foster-Boykins, 4 sisters; Keshira Smith, Abonie Crew-White, Rosa Brown, and Mya Oldham, and 2 brothers; Kevin Brown, and Montreal Beasley, and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, and nieces.

He will be lovingly remembered by those who were more than family, who had a bond bigger than words can explain; uncle Dontrell Turner (Keshara), aunt Darviette Johnson (Lekesha), cousin Michael (Myke Myke) Boykins, cousin Angela (Angie) Hayes, and cousin Markino (Kino) Walker. From running around together in diapers, to chasing after their own kids in diapers, they were inseparable.

Chris was educated in the Norfolk Public Schools system. He attended Flatwoods Job Corps where he obtained his Painting and Sandblasting certification. He was creative and an entrepreneur with dreams and plans for his own clothing line.

Loved by everyone he met, Chris had a beautiful soul. Respectful, polite, and a true gentleman, he was the epitome of what a man is supposed to be. He was a devoted father who adored his 3 girls and instilled in them the same respect he was raised with. Chris was determined and wanted the best out of everything in life. He was destined to be great.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Christopher Rosean Boykins, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • First Visitation

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home
    Address
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Forrest Lawn
    Address
    Address Not Available
    ,
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Christopher here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Christopher Rosean Boykins by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
LN

Lea Ann noe

Posted at 02:24pm
My condolences to all the family of Chris Boykins. He was a very polite young man and a good father and fiancée to my nieces. He loved my cheeseball. I am thankful to have had some good Christmas Eve's with him at my house. May he rest in peace.
S

S Dancy

Posted at 04:14pm
To the family My sincere condolences go out to you in this extremely difficult time the death of a loved one can be devastating the Bible offers hope for our loved ones sleeping in death Acts 24:15 helps us to appreciate that there will be a resurrection of the righteous and unrighteous and at Revelation 21:3,4 says that death pain and sickness will be no more I hope that your family will draw strength and comfort from Gods word the Bible pls visit our website at jw.org for more encouraging Bible truths again I'm so sorry for your loss
GF

Gagliardo Family

Posted at 09:01am
To the Boykins Family, Deepest condolences for your loss. May your happiest memories of Christopher warm your hearts at this difficult time, knowing you can see him again. Rev. 21:4 A promise from Jehovah. Prayers go out for you and yours.
S

Sherry Drummond

Posted at 09:19pm
My precious nephew I know we didn’t spend time together but saw one another sporadically. I am sad bc we didn’t make the time. I am comforted knowing God chose you knowing all things work together for the good of them that love the Lord. Because I know God I know all is well. Until we meet again. Your aunt Sherry 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
T

Trina Alston Scott

Posted at 03:57pm
Gwenette I am truly sorry for your loss, cherish all of the beautiful memories of Chris and know that our loving God will see you through, only He knows the whys and the what ifs, may God continue to bless you and the family my prayers are with you all. God Bless
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Video Album