Willard “Tommy ” Batten

July 8, 1937 - January 14, 2024

07/08/1937 - 01/14/2024

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday January 23, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday January 24, 2024
11:00 am
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
757-461-4054 | Directions
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Graveside Service

Willard “Tommy” Batten, 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, January 14, 2024.
Tommy served the Lord as Choir Director in his church for 33 years. He also taught Sunday School for many years.
Tommy retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 31 years in Shop 41. He was an avid hunter and member of Franklin Hunt Club for over 50 years. He was their oldest member.
Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Batten, his parents and three brothers.
Left to cherish his memory are his four sons, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one brother.
Tommy’s family will received friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel, 5033 Rouse Drive in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in the Garden of Peace, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. in Norfolk on Wednesday, January 24th at 11:00 a.m.

IN THE EVENT THAT CONNECTIVITY ISSUES ARE EXPERIENCED DURING THE SERVICE, A RECORDING WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE AFTER THE LIVESTREAM HAS CONCLUDED.

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Al & Shelby Edwards
2 months ago

Al and I would like to give our condolences to the Batten family for the loss of Tommy. We know he’s resting now till he is called up from the gave as all those who have gone before us and those who remain alive at the second coming of Messiah. May Abba shower the Batten Family with His Shalom and His Grace and Love and rejoice that Tommy no longer is suffering in the flesh. We love you all in Messiah’s Name

Margaret and david boehm
2 months ago

Our prayers are with you and your family for God to give you comfort and peace during this time of sorrow.

Jerry Stephens
2 months ago

My Condolences and prayers for his family. Tommy was a good neighbor to my family.