Jerry J. Spellman, 84, worked as a longshoreman for 28 years with Local 1248

Jerry J. Spellman, 84, of Virginia Beach passed away March 24, 2020. Jerry was born July 30, 1935, to the late Jimmy Sills and Rosa Spellman in Princess Anne County.

Jerry was a hard worker. At a young age, he became a working class citizen. He had many jobs, including being a machine operator, as well as a cook for the Merchant Seaman. Later on in life, he worked as a longshoreman for 28 years with Local 1248.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of over 65 years, Marie Spellman; four children, Reynaldo Spellman (Stephanie), Ronnie Spellman (Betty), Anthonette Spellman and Jeryl Butts (Jimmy); 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; one sibling, Tommy Sills; and a host of relatives and friends.

Private services will be held in Roosevelt Memorial Park, 1101 Campostella Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320.

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