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Alfred Denson, Jr.

May 13, 1934 - November 5, 2009

Chesapeake; Alfred “Al” Denson, Jr., 75, of Chesapeake passed away Thursday, November 5, 2009.

He was born in Norfolk. Mr. Denson served in the US Marine Corp. He was the Past Chancellor Commander of Pythians Beach Lodge #169 and Charity Lodge #10. He retired from Colonna’s Shipyard. Al was a member of Oaklette United Methodist Church. He is predeceased by his father Al Denson, Sr. and a son Rodney Witherell.

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Adel Denson; mother, Catherine Denson; four children, Phillip Anthony Denson, Vernon and Rose Witherell, Allen and Cindy Witherell and Guynn and Alan Anderson; brothers, Donald Denson and his wife Judy, John Denson Sr., and John Gray and his wife Libby; sister, Joanne Brandt and her husband Ron; 8 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; Daughter in law, Bekki Witherell-Quinn; Pythian Brother, Jerome Dickinson. He is also survived by several other siblings.

A memorial service will be held 7:00 PM Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at Oaklette United Methodist Church, 520 Oaklette Drive, Chesapeake. Memorial contributions may be made to Oaklette United Methodist Church, Building Fund. Condolences may be offered to the family at

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Time: 7:00 pm


Oaklette United Methodist Church

520 Oaklette Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23325

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