April 7, 1961 - July 5, 2021
On Monday, July 5, 2021, our beloved Alfred Edward Sterling, gained his Heavenly Wings and went home to be with the Lord at his residence in Hopewell, VA. Alfred was born April 7, 1961 at Freeman Hospital, Washington, D.C. to Willie T. Sterling and Bettie Florence Gayden who both preceded him in death. Alfred graduated from Central High School, Forestville, Maryland with the Class of 1979. He worked several jobs before joining the U.S. Army in 1987. His first duty station was in Korea where he served for one year and later returned back home. After returning home, Alfred married the love of his life, LaShaun in May of 1988. Alfred being in the military, traveled the world with his family and took his family to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Fairbanks and Alaska. There they raised their three sons, DiMarcus, Darius and Aaron. In 1994, Alfred moved his family to Hopewell, VA and made it their home. Alfred leaves to cherish his most fond and precious memories his loving and devoted wife, LaShaun; three sons, DiMarcus, Darius (Evita) and Aaron; grandchildren, Janicia, Taina, ShiAnna, Julian, AuTruce, Karter, Gabby and Ava; siblings, Evelyn (David), Jasper, Sr. (Erica), Kim (Michelle) and Karen (Mark); along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Alfred's loving legacy will be forever cherished. Special thank you to his Army brother, Keith Jones & his wife Angela. Along with Tony & Shannon Parrish, Lamont & Forrest Scott for their loving support and Sherman & Nannette Hudson and Hudson's Catering, Tasha Brown and Brown Events and 30 Franklin Event and Conference Center . A Celebration of Life will be held 12PM, Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Tucker & Fisher Celebration of Life Chapel, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg, VA. Rev. Charles A. Kelly, St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church, Hughesville, MD will eulogize. Alfred will be be laid to final rest at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. The service will be live streamed. Public viewing and visitation will be Friday, July 9, 2021 from 12PM - 8PM.
On Monday, July 5, 2021, our beloved Alfred Edward Sterling, gained his Heavenly Wings and went home to be with the Lord at his residence in Hopewell, VA. Alfred was born April 7, 1961 at Freeman Hospital, Washington, D.C. to Willie T. Sterling... View Obituary & Service Information
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