Leonard Amey Christopher Dies at 64

Leonard Amey Christopher

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 tributesforleonard@gmail.com. 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.