Chesapeake – John “Junior” Perry Sumner, Jr., 81 died July 27, 2016. John was born in Portsmouth, VA had served in the US Navy Reserves and in the Chesapeake Police Auxiliary. He was a member of the Police Association, Berkley Masonic Lodge and the Khedive Shrine Temple where he was a member of the Provost.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 60 years, Helen Smith Sumner; children, Lynn Sumner (Cindy), John P. Sumner III (Arlene), Tony Sumner (Trish), and Allen Sumner (Sonya), all of Chesapeake; brother, Carlton Sumner of TX; 14 grandchildren, Jennifer Blake (DJ) of Hampton,Carrie Sumner of Chesapeake,Christy Parker (Chad) of Chesapeake,Maggie Nipper (Blake) of Chesapeake, April Sumner of Chesapeake, Joni Mae Sumner of Chesapeake, Nikki Lascara (Michael) of AZ, Allen Sumner Jr. of Chesapeake, Kelly Sumner of Chesapeake, Riley Sumner of Chesapeake, T.J. Sumner of Chesapeake, Kevin Sumner of Chesapeake, Kimberly Sumner of Chesapeake, and Meghan Justice (Nathaniel) of Norfolk; 15 great-grandchildren, Elijah, Blake, Ethan, Eliana, & Aidan Parker, Lola Sumner, Tyler, Trevor, & Annlene Nipper, Aubree Thomas, Karleigh, Shealyn, & Julian Justice, Isabella Monica, Harper Wright, and Willow Hefflefinger; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Monday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A life celebration service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11:00 am with Chaplain Don Karnes officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery with a reception to follow at the Berkley Masonic Lodge, 2216 Old Greenbrier Road Chesapeake, VA 23325. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.
Date: Monday, August 1, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Time: 11:00 am
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