Leonard Amey Christopher, better known as “Shup,” died on Nov. 13 at the age of 64 on St. Thomas.
He is survived by his mother, Beulah Hill; daughters: Monifa Evans and Necole Christopher-Evans: sons: Kevin Amey and Nashawn Christopher; son-in-law, Byron Evans; granddaughter, Kaysia Daniel; grandsons: Geovanni Thomas, Braylon Evans and Avery Amey; sisters: Ivena Presley and Keisha Amey; brothers: Ivan, Wade, Patrick and Aaron Hill, and Joel Amey; sister-in-law, Angela Amey; nieces: Lisa “Kim’ Williams, Kishma, Tamika, Chevonne, Kashema, Shivan and Givannia Hill, and Diamond Amey.
He is also survived by nephews: Tyrone, Anthony, Brandon, Wade Jr., Ivan Jr. Sherad and Jevon Hill, and Joel Amey Jr.; aunts: Earla Thomas, Marilyn Christopher, Erminie Lanclos, Jewel Benjamin, Antoinette Skelton, Antonetta Amey-Archibald and Cassandra Smith; uncles: Ariel, Vernal, Donald Brathwaite, Denton “Perry” Brathwaite and Leonard “Keithly” Amey’ as well as many cousins, other family members and friends too numerous to mention.
The first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13, at Wesley Methodist Church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.
Tributes can be sent to [email protected]. For individuals wishing to travel from the British Virgin Islands, the Native Son Ferry will leave Road Town at 8 a.m. and West End at 8:30 a.m. to Red Hook and returns from Red Hook to West End at 3 p.m. and from Red Hook to West End and Road Town at 5 p.m.