Charles Greenhood

by | Sep 8, 2022 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Charles Greenhood, 71, of Portsmouth, passed away August 30, 2022 in Norfolk, Va.

Charles was born in Portsmouth to Alfred A. and Dena K. Greenhood on February 25, 1951. He graduated from ODU in 1976. After college, he opened Greenhood Distributors with his father in Portsmouth. In 1986, he and wife Kathy launched the West Indies Yogurt Co. in Saint Maarten, AN. In 1993, they returned to Portsmouth to open Brutti’s Restaurant & Catering.

Charles delighted in spreading joy and laughter to the people around him. He will be remembered for his generosity, his advocacy and commitment to his hometown and his BagelNutz.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy, children Ellisha, Allison, Aaron, Max, and Molly and grandchildren Sam, Alex, Aidan, Dalia, Theodore, and Jacob. He is predeceased by his sister, Theodora (d. 2007), and parents Alfred (d. 1980) and Dena (d. 2003).

A graveside service was held in Gomley Chesed Cemetery by Cantor Jen Reuben.