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Deon Perez Crawford Jr.

October 8, 2003 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 20) 20 Years Old

Deon Crawford Jr. Obituary

Deon Perez Crawford, Jr., “Gentle Giant” one of the greatest gifts given to this world, on October 8, 2023, was born in Columbus, Ohio to Shekeira Alneisa and Deon Perez Crawford, Sr.  In this life he was blessed with a stepfather, Jarra Anderson.

Deon was an affectionate, loving son, who called his mother every day, almost exactly every 15 minutes, just to see what mom was doing, he had a very caring spirit.  He is one of 3 Children, brother; Willie J. Blaney, Jr., and sister; Katteleyah Deon Willow Crawford. 

DJ loved being with family, family gatherings, and spending time with his big brother were the highlights of his life.  He loved basketball and traveling.  DJ, was known as “The Ladies Man” and “PLAYBOY.”

November 28, 2023, unexpectedly DJ, gained his wings and now joins his grandmother, Selena Crawford; great-grandma; Prophetess Beatrice Woods and Sharon Williams; and grandfathers, Mark Anthony Lowry.

He leaves to cherish his memory, His mother; Shekeira Alneisa, Father; Deon Perez Crawford, Sr, stepdad, Jarra Anderson, brother, Willie J. Blaney, Jr., and sister, Katteleyah Deon Willow Crawford, Grandmother; Cheryl Slocum, Grandfathers; Paul Crawford and Garald Slocum (Popadoppoles), Aunts: Iesha Marigna Crawford, Aretha Perry, favorite, Rene, Brittany, Dreama, Donna, Hattie, Mona, Shaun, Dr. Marie Dove, Aretha Perry and, Audrey Watkins, Uncles: Bishop Carl Anderson, and Bishop Kenneth Perry, Nieces: Alneisa, Anayla, Nephew: Avery, Cousins: Minerva Dunning, Kendrea Perry, Kenny Perry, Javan Perry, Dury Anderson, Khali Anderson, Tori Anderson, Caitlin Anderson, Sharde’e Anderson, Da’Quae Arnold-Anderson, Sakeethia, Malik, Sanna, Camille, Jay 2x, Jrue, BIG BLU, Dashawn, Anatashia, Mookie, Jamaal, Davion, Eddie, Noah, Chevis, Nicole, Melody, Daija, Riyadha, Adrian, Randy, Jr., BIG CUZ Armond, Tyl.  THERES SO MANY... Godmother Michelle, Godfather Shawn Smith, Godbrothers and Sisters, Godson: Ceezar, My Elijah DeEssence, (his favorite) Co-Co Puffs, Tyrece, Dominique, Meech, All of my sons-sons: Tyrell, Frenchy, ManMan aka NEPHEW, Keith, FOOOOOO!, KD, Mellow, DaMarr, Rashaad. 

A Golden life gone to soon, but a life never forgotten, the Legacy of Deon Perez Crawford, Jr, AKA “My Gentle Giant”.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church
2100 Aberdeen Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church
2100 Aberdeen Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211
 

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