Joseph Alfred Washington entered into eternal rest on September 5, 2020. He was born on January 16, 1924, to the late Clarence and Ezella Williams Washington.
In 1957, Mr. Washington was united in holy matrimony to the late Theresa Walker. He was a member of Chickahominy Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army for 3 years and worked for the United States Naval Weapons Station, retiring after 30 years of dedicated service.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Regina V. Washington-Moore, and stepmother, Viola Washington. He leaves to cherish precious memories three grandchildren, Richard Moore (Frank), Tomika Moore, and Russell Moore Sr. (Shannon); three great-grandchildren, Kammi Jackson, Kai-ya Moore, and Russell Moore Jr.; three great-great-grandchildren, Zamerria Jackson, Devin Jackson, and Zoe Jackson; devoted cousins and friends, George and Fain Washington; devoted niece and nephew, Mable and Warren Wynne; devoted caregivers, Lori Walker and Russell Adkins; and a host of other family members and dear friends.
Mr. Washington may be viewed from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020, at Whiting’s Funeral Home. Face coverings and social distancing are required. A Livestream service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2020. In lieu of flowers, consider donating to Fisher House in Mr. Washington’s memory, www.fisherhouse.org
Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185, 757-229-3011, whitingsfuneralhome.com.
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