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Joey Alan Church, passed away in sleep on the night of October 8, 2016, at the age of 53 in Newport News, after long battle with cancer.

He was living in Hampton, VA at the time, were he was born and raised by his parents Boyd and Nannie Church. He was the loving brother of four siblings Luther, Teresa, Wayne, and Boyd Church. He was an astounding father, of two beautiful children Leighanna and Ian Church. He was a hard-headed man with a remarkably big heart. Who worked hard for everything he had. He is greatly missed and will always be remembered for the extraordinary man he was by friends and family. May he rest in paradise.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.