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R. E. Metcalfe. II, 69 Of Virginia Beach Dies October 2

VIRGINIA BEACH, Nov. 13 -Robert Ernest Metcalfe, II, 69, of Virginia Beach, died October 2, 2003 in Emporia.

Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Robert E. (Bob) and Mary Wood Metcalfe. He spent much time with relatives in Buckingham.

Mr. Metcalfe retired from civil service with NAVSEA at Fort Story and later worked as a courtroom security officer in Virginia Beach. He was a member of Thalia United Methodist Church where he was an usher and member of United Methodist Men. He was a member of the American Legion and formerly active in the Boy Scouts. He was an Army veteran and a graduate of the University of Maryland.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ann Cook Metcalfe; a daughter, Maryann Metcalfe Bateman and her husband, Eric of Fair Oaks Ranch, TX; a son, Robert E. Metcalfe, III and his wife, Lydianita of Panama City, FL; a brother, Stanley Metcalfe of Torrence, CA and five grandchildren, Brittany, MacKenzie and Chase Bateman of Texas and Cody and Abby Metcalfe of Florida.

A funeral service was held Monday, October 6 at Thalia United Methodist Church with interment in Rosewood Memorial Park.