VIRGINIA BEACH – Mr. Hassell “Hass” R. Wooten born June 23, 1932 in Durham, N.C., met his beloved Lord on October 16, 2010 at the age of 78. Mr. Wooten was a native of Durham, North Carolina and settled in the Tidewater area. A US Navy veteran of 20 years, he was also a trucking superintendant with Lone Star Industries, a Deputy Sheriff with the City of Portsmouth and the founder and owner of the Kempsville Clock Shop.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Julia ‘Judy” Wooten of Virginia Beach, a duaghter Sandra Wooten of Longboat Key, Florida and two sons, Donald and Gayle of Chesapeake and Scott and Lisa of Virginia Beach. He is also survived by eight grandsons; Hassie, Matt, Andy, Connor, Cody, Carson, Sable, and Zach along with many other friends. Hass was predeceased by a son, Hassell R. Wooten, II.
Mr. Wooten graduated from Virginia High School in Bristol, Virginia where he met the love of his life Judy, and joined the US Navy. He served in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War as a Yeoman (USNYC). He served aboard the USS Midway and the USS Valley Forge.
“Hass” was a devoted Christian, husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Norfolk and a member of Union Congregation in Avon Park, Florida, Fleet Reserve Assn, River Greens Golf Assn., The American Clock and Watch Assn., and an honorary member of the Boys Club. He was a multi-sport coach of Woodstock and Kempsville Little Leagues. Hass enjoyed fishing, golf, watch and clock repair and volunteering his time.
The family reccomends donations in honor of Hass to the Alzhiemers Foundation:
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