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1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
Ralph Foskey

Ralph Foskey Jr.

Saturday, April 23rd, 1949 - Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Ralph Foskey Jr., 70, of Norfolk, VA entered into eternal rest while at River Pavilion-Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA on February 17, 2020.
Ralph was born on April 23, 1949 in Norfolk, VA, to the late Ralph Foskey Sr. and Ethel Foskey.
Ralph was educated in the Norfolk City Public School system and attended college for a short time. Ralph enlisted in the United States Air Force in December 1969, as a Security Police. He proudly served with the Security Forces to defend airbases, provide law enforcement on those bases, support the combat arms efforts and protect fellow Airmen during the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged from the United States Air Force, Ralph pursued employment in a variety of occupational endeavors.
Ralph was a warm, generous, kind-hearted person, who had a great sense of humor. He valued friendship and adored his family, especially his sister and grandchildren.
In his leisure time, Ralph enjoyed traveling, playing games of skill, chess and cards, watching soap operas, sporting events, and relaxing with family and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph Foskey Sr. and Ethel Foskey; a sister, Doreatha Payton; two brothers, Richard Baker Jr. and James Baker.
Ralph leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Judith Porter Foskey of Norfolk, VA; two sons Ralph E. Foskey and Rasean Foskey, both of Norfolk, VA; and a sister, Christine Foskey-Brown (Alonzo) of Suffolk, VA.
He also leaves to cherish his memories, five grandchildren, Ralph E. Foskey, Jr., U.S. Air Force, Germany; Raynah Foskey, Jacksonville, FL; Rymiah Foskey, Petersburg, VA; Rayseana Patterson-Foskey, and Heaven Patterson, both of Charlotte, NC; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 24th, 2020 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home
    Address
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Interment

    Location
    Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
    Address
    5310 Milner's road
    Suffolk, VA 23434
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Dear Chris/family- we send our sincere condolences. Sorry we are not able to attend but our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Betsy and Joyce
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Paula Dignan

Posted at 09:55am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. We pray for your continued strength to cope with the loss of your beloved brother. God is at your side please lean on him. Your family and friends are also there for you. Please know that you are loved.
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Mary

Posted at 10:19pm
I’m so sorry for your loss. I pray the God of all comfort will help you during this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4). Jesus prayed for God’s Kingdom to come because He knew it would be able to solve all mankind’s problems even death. (Revelation 21:4,5).
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