- 43 years old
- Date of birth: Nov 4, 1972
- Date of passing: May 16, 2016
|Let the memory of Ahmed be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Ahmed Adeokun, 43, born on November 4, 1972 and passed away on May 16, 2016. We will remember him forever.
This website has been created in loving memory of our brother, husband, father and friend, Ahmed Adewale Adeokun. We will remember him forever and would like to celebrate his life, and memories of him.
Please post your tributes for Ahmed Adeokun here and as many pictures and stories, as possible.
Ahmed was a kind hearted person and an absolute pleasure to be around. He touched so many lives in ways that won’t be forgotten. It would be lovely for us all to share our memories of Ahmed so that friends and family worldwide can smile while reading them – no matter how random they are. Your pictures and words will keep his memory alive.
Feel free to share this link with people who know and love our angel.
We’ve received a lot of calls from friends and well-wishers wanting to give and support Ahmed’s wife and daughters, we are truly grateful and honoured at your request, for those who would want to give and support them, please find below the bank account details:
Halifax Bank of Scotland
Name on Account: Oluwashikemi Adeokun
Sort Code: 11-64-58
Account Number: 10880463
We are grateful to be surrounded by so many loving friends and families, your prayers and words of condolence and love continues to strengthen and uplift our grieving heart.
Dear Family and Friends,
On the 7th of June 2016, we would love for you to join us for a Celebration Of Life & Service of Songs for Ahmed Adewale Adeokun at:
6-8 Union Street
Funeral Service will take place on the 8th June 2016 at:
Interment on the 8th June 2016 at:
The Vale Cemetery & Crematorium
Butterfield Green Road
Thank you and God bless,
"I just found out about Ahmed passing on and words cannot fully convey the shock, heartache and utter devastation that the news brought me.
Ahmed was a friend and I pray that God in His Mercy will grant him eternal rest in His loving bosom. To his family I'd like to pray for God to comfort you in your time of loss and let you know that you can take some little solace in knowing that Ahmed left impact on every life he touched.
I want to keep writing as the memories flood back.....all those times you popped into my mind, I wish I'd known that you were ill.....I will NEVER forget you."
"I'm so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Mr. Adeokun personally, but I have read countless tributes left and the beautiful obituary and saw that he was such a deeply loved and cherished man.
Death is never easy, especially when it's someone so young. But the Bible offers comfort for times like these. There is a scripture at John 5:28, 29 that says "the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life..." This scripture means that our lost loved ones, such as dear Adeokun, will be brought back to life again and not have any pain or sicknesses that they had before. I hope that these words find you well, and bring you the peace and comfort that they have brought to me."
"Bro Ahmed, am sure words will fail me,in expressing how i feel about the new of your sudden departure.
You showed me a lot of things within the few months and year i knew you...
I learned a lot I didn't know... to always forgive and be kind to everyone,
But you forgot to teach me one last thing....How to let you go, of someone as precious as YOU!
I know you didn't mean to leave so early, as you still watched my back few months back in cape town, South Africa.
I will miss being your Naija Fashion Designer and a brother... Who You fondly Call me....
Hearing my name being called by your voice and Patronizing My Craft, I wish I got to say "Thanks You For being My Best Client"
Before you were given to the sky,
If God could grant me one last wish I'd ask to say....
"Good Night My Brother... Till We Meet Again.
GOD KNOWS The BEST AND...."HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST"
AMAO, AdeKunle Daniels -"
"Earth has one gentle soul less, Heaven one Angel more."
"Brother Ahmed, 'egbon' as I call you! So this is it??? I'm still struggling to comprehend this! I bless God for bringing us together and knowing each other. I pray God continues to bless your sleep till we meet again!
Lots of love,
I sincerely wish I didn't have to do this. You left too early but who are we to question God. I remember meeting you back in 1996 when we first moved to England You were Yetunde''s voltron then and always fiercely protected her. Didn't like you then(lol), but early on into the years I came to respect you and understand that it was all from a position of love.
I thank God for your life, I thank God you gave your life to Christ, I thank God for your beautiful wife Lamide and the twins, I thank God for Yetunde, Baba and Habib and all the family and loved ones you left behind. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace"
"Rude shock still it is Ahmed from the fateful day I heard of your demise till now. It will surely take a while to come to terms with your demise as it seems you have embarked on a journey whilst a sudden arrival of you is expected. Indeed you have gone on a journey earlier than reckoed to a beautiful paradise where we shall all visit someday at an appointed time. Memories of your pleasant, fun personality lingers and I pray the God of comfort to uphold , sustain and comfort the young family you left behind and your siblings in Jesus powerful name. I will miss your teasing me by calling me names such as 'Alhaja' at reunions and looking out for me to make sure I got a ride home safely. Adieu dear friend & brother till resurrection day!"
"Though I never met you, the outpouring of emotions here is a testament of what a great father, husband and brother you were. Rest in perfect peace Mr Ahmed. To the family he left behind, I say take heart and God will surely protect you all and give each and everyone of you the fortitude and strength to bear this irreplaceable loss.
"Bro Ahmed...May your incredibly selfless and loving soul rest in perfect peace. I am still shocked but after all said and done we know that God gives and takes away, I can only submit that your soul was far too beautiful for this wicked world, now you live amongst angels where you truly belong. We will miss you very much and we love you.
Sleep on beautiful soul...your memory lingers on.
Tope & Lanre Kuku"
"Death be not proud, for those thou thinks't thou dost overthrow, die not. Bro Ahmed you will forever remain in our hearts; I was so confused,angry and sad when I heard the news. How could death be so rude and unfair to just snatch you away from us; we take solace at the thoughts that you are in a better place.
Just about a year ago I visited you and your family in the U.K and you were such a cool, calm and extremely caring person, I did not know that would be our last moment together; I am only left with those memories as I keep replaying it in my head over and over again.
You left way too soon but Bro Ahmed you are awake eternally in the bossom of the almighty God."
"Don Lorenzo Abdul-salam, i cant question God Almighty, you left without replying me or picking my calls for months. i still cant get over it cause it came to me has a shock. Lorenzo you were a brother to me, i learnt a lot from you. You were there for me at all times. i will ever be grateful.
Who will i call Monkey again has we call ourselves that name?
Ahmed Adewale Rest in Perfect Peace
Baba Ibeji I will miss you
My Brother My Friend Adieu"
"Ahmed, you have left us with fond memories that will last till eternity. God in his infinite wisdom knows best. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."
"Ahmed, it has been real tough for me to come to terms with your sudden demise..just remembering our growing up days as neighbors, schoolmates and good friends bring back teary smiles. I know you have gone to a better place and also re-assured that our God will always keep your family under his amazing grace. I will miss you bro. Continue to Rest in Peace. Adieu Ahmed (aka Edi Amala)"
"If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I’d walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again. we love u our son,a loving nd caring father Every Heart Has A Pain .. Only The Way Of Expression Is Different .. Some Hide It In their heart while it comes out from their eyes we miss u Ahmed adeokun. From anuty jade nd uncle Debo adeokun"
"Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for the loss of an uncle father brother & mentor, my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time RIP Uncle Ahmed from abito gbolahan adeokun I love u"
It breaks my heart to know this happened to you, in the last month of your passing I was always talking about you, I called your phone, sent a text, called lamide sent her a text too no response.. told Deji drive me down to Luton, at least when you see me at your doorstep you won't send me back...little did I know that you were in the hospital fighting to stay Alive.. I only met you few years ago and I can say that you are one of the nicest people I know, cool calm and collected, Deji speaks highly of you and I love you the way He loved you..(HE still finds it hard to believe you are gone)....
Brother AHMED!!!! NO FAREWELL words were spoken, No time to say goodbye.. You were gone before we knew it, And only God knows why?.. Our heart still aches in sadness and secret tears still flows........ What it means to lose you..No one ll ever know...
Please keep watch over Lamide and your sweet little girls
ONLY GOD CAN COMFORT THEM N GIVE THEM PEACE.
"I am currently speechless !!!
I can't find the right words to say at the moment other than to pray for the family Ahmed ledt behind.
May the Almighty God bless and see Ahmed''s family through this very tough time.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.
Ahhhh Ahmed !!!!
You would surely be missed."
"Ahmedo! as we fondly called you, always smiling, always full of joy! I still find it hard to believe that you have passed on to glory, Heaven knows best though.
You were a friend one could rely on and trust, always ready to help and render assistance.
May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace my brother Amen"
"Rest in perfect peace."
"TRIBUTE TO MY DEAR COUSIN
I’m bereaved, confused, and deep in agony and pains. This is very painful. Why did this happen to my darling cousin/brother now? Not at this time at all. Loss of a loved one is not an easy thing to comprehend.
Ahmed was a very special, quiet and a nice person that always had sweet gentle smile on his face which was accompanied by his cheerful laugh. My dearest cousin was a very calm, caring, honest, respectful, careful, mature, diligent and a wise gentleman. He was a darling person that everyone would want to be around. He was a person that loved, and cared about others and made other people’s happiness and problems a priority rather than his own happiness as a priority. All this and many more makes me and our entire family know your worth.
Although people do say “we don't value what we have until we lose it”, but not in your own case my darling cousin. Myself and our entire family know your worth while you were alive and even when you have passed away. We are greatly missing you.
Ahmed was a good person with wonderful personalities and this will last a lifetime. You accepted others without looking at their weaknesses and always noticed the best in people. You have a heart that forgives the worst, the mind that forgets the bad situations and the soul that never lose faith or cause pains for people and that is who you were.
My dearest cousin, you have passed away too soon. I will remember you often in different thousand ways that I cannot begin to mention at this sensitive period. Your life was a blessing to everyone around you, you memory will be a treasure. You have been loved by everyone beyond words. Sincerely, you will be miss greatly beyond measure. “Those we love can never be more than a thought away…… for as long as there is a memory, they live in our hearts to stay”. I thank God for your special gift of forgiveness and gentle heart which will linger in my memory forever. A well spent life with unique qualities that you had was priceless and incomparable.
My heart broke when I heard about your untimely exit. It was a huge challenge that is very difficult for all of us to handle. It is a big blow for me and every member of our family. Though, I still can't believe that you are no more. Well I will take heart because I cannot continue to question God. Your death create a huge vacuum that will take me and our entire family years to fill. At this time my prayer is that the lord will give us all the strength to face whatever situation we are in at this mourning period of our loved one.
Also, our greatest comfort in this grief period is to know that the almighty God is in control of everything. Though my heart still hurts each time I think of my cousin that had a good heart towards everyone, but I never knew that it was indeed a great privilege of reunion with him last year. I keep on weeping; water keep on rolling from my eyes so much that I will never be able to see him again in life. Lord you know better than I do and I strongly believe that he had gone to a much better place. Rest in perfect peace. I will miss you and think about you still, I will never forget you my dearest cousin. I love you always. Sun re o my darling cousin."
"Ahmed I cannot express how I feel. You were a very special person to me and my family. Every day I wake up and it’s like a dream to me that you’re no longer with us. One thing I will always remember is your kind heart and selflessness, which has always shone through, always available to help people, with a smile on your face. At our last conversation, you said, “All will be well”. ...... But the scripture says we should not weep like men without faith. And we can't question God either but we should be rest assured, you are in a safe place and resting in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ. I will miss you so much and I pray that the Lord Almighty will grant you eternal rest.
"Ahmed thank you for the opportunity to be your friend. I wasn't going to write anything but have decided to encourage someone as well as myself. I thank God and our Lord Jesus Christ for our friendship from 1988 I remember how we use to steal your dads vbooth car and drive within Alaka estate some days I will have to walk from Alaka estate back to onike. Your gentleness amd calmness kai and oh your generosity even on my trip in 2914 you still insisted on blessing me with some clothing's. I love you with the love of a brother I thank God for your life your were a blessing to me in every way friend confidante . I will miss you my ore Stata rest in peace to meet at the master Jesus feet hallelujah."
"Ahmed we love you,no words can express the shock of your exist, but God loves you more, and will keep all those that are yours. Sleep well brother."
"My dear Baba oko ( as I would fondly call you) what can I say .. My heart is heavy and I am grief stricken. The quintessential gentleman, who always had a kind word. Ever gentle and so calm. There is no doubt that your departure has left a huge vacuum. We take solace knowing that you have gone to a better place. Sun re o Baba Ibeji."
"Uncle Ahmed.........May your gentle soul rest in peace"
"You were gone before we knew it ,only God knows why.If love alone could save you, you never would have gone.In life we loved u dearly.In death we love you still.It broke our hearts to loose you but i know you are in a better place.
A perfect gentleman , u will forever be missed.
Rest in Peace my dear baba Ibeji."
"You were gone before we knew it ,only God knows why.If love alone could save you, you never would have gone.In life we loved u dearly.In death we love you still.It broke our hearts to loose you but i know you are in a better place.
A perfect gentleman , u will forever be missed.
Rest in Peace my dear baba Ibeji."
"My deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to your family.
May you find comfort with God and rest in peace."
"I don't really know you but I know you were loving, caring and a generous man to your wife-my friend as well. I know u are at peace with the lord sitting beside the angels. You actually left to prepare that holy place before hand but all the same may your soul rest in perfect peace and do guide the people you left behind.we shall always remember you in our prayers..sleep well!"
"I am yet to come to the reality that you're gone Ahmed......I'm still lost for words. Not enough words to describe the tears of the heart. May God Almighty give your loved ones you've left behind the strength and fortitude to bear the loss. They will miss you. We will miss you, I will miss you. Adieu Ahmed.........you will always be remembered."
"Uncle I still can not believe and finding it very hard to comprehend. But I choose to remember your big smile, kind heart , big hugs and selflessness.
I thank God for the wonderful childhood memories which I will never forget!!
It's an absolute privilege to call you my uncle. You have made a massive impact on my life and you will never be forgotten.
"My dear brother, i will surely miss you. U were always there for me anytime I needed a big brother touch. Continue to Rest in Peace"
"Ahmido (as I fondly called you). No words of eulogy can articulate to your girls (I include your wife here) the sort of person you were, (pains me and brings tears to my eyes to refer to you in the past tense!). I really pray that your girls and loved ones in the fullness of time will come to realise the special, selfless, humble, decent, unassuming, brave, self-deprecating person you were.
You faced your challenges with stoic determination, and bravery. Ahmido, I remember you coming over to England well over 20years ago for the yearly summer holidays with your Dad and siblings. You were unassuming and quietly confident as a kid with a sanguine disposition. You gave what you had freely. Last time I saw you was in September, when you came round my house, little did I know, that will be the last time.
We often over use the phrase "he/she has no bad bone.." However in your case, Ahmido, it does not do justice to the kind of guy you were. The word Angel is another word we tend to over use... Again it pains me to realise I was unable to fully appraise, the sort of person you were. It took your passing on into Glory to realise you were one of a kind.
There are too many examples of your selflessness, your humility, your decency, your positive disposition and your duty of care and genuine love as a family man, husband, father, cousin, brother and friend.
I pray your light continues to shine brightly and be a beacon to your Wife (Lamide), the Twins, your siblings, your family and friends.
Adieu My Brother. RIP
"I have been in and out of this page so many times not sure if I should write anything because part of me is still expecting you to call me or text me Ahmed, i miss you so much.....I met you over 16 years ago through a secondary school classmate and you and I just clicked like that.... You called me Kemi Lembe(Only you could call me that), as I type this tribute my hands are shaking, my heart is racing because I feel like I should be telling you this verbally. You were my friend,my bestie, you were always a phone call away, you were always there for the children and I. I never felt like a lone parent because you were always there for us, you would call to find out how your children are, you would always invite us to all your family parties, I felt like part of the Adeokuns and Kukus family. You loved my children like they were yours, you encouraged to drive on the motor way, you were my mobile sat nav, always telling me what what speed limit I should be on, landmarks to look out for....I could be myself around you, I remember anytime you invite to parties and I tell you I can't make it because I won't be able to drink and drive, you would offer to come and pick me up and drop me at home so that I can enjoy myself(who does that)? Only you AHMED. We had plans o AHMED, we said we'll go on holidays together with our children, you said you'd take Tolu to watch is first match at the stadium.
Breaking the news to the children was the hardest thing, Morenike understands but I don't think Tolu does, when I told him he said ' so who is going to take me to the stadium now' ? That broke my heart because you were his role model, Tolu always wants to look " smart" like Uncle Ahmed, every time I buy shoes and clothes for him, he would sometimes ask if Uncle Ahmed has the same thing, every time he dresses up he would ask to take a picture and send it to you. Some years ago when we came to Luton and he saw you bouncing a ball on the wall and you told him it was your stress ball, he asked me to buy one for like because Uncle Ahmed has one.
The children love you so much the call Lamo "Aunty Ahmed". You and I go waaaaaay back, plenty fun memories,we have been through sad and happy times together, you were more than a friend to me, you were my brother, you did everything to make me happy. I remember nights that I would want to go out and you would come and take me out just because you wanted to see me happy, I miss you much it hurts Ahmed but I have told Lamo that I have gained a sister and two beautiful nieces and I will help her bring them up not only to know God but to serve God because I know that is what you would want. I love you Ahmed I love so much and the children and I miss you but we know that you are happy where you are and God's got you.
Thank you so much for everything, for being my bestie, my brother, a role model to my son for making me happy and always making me smile, for reassuring me that I can do anything that I put my mind me to, for loving the children and I, for accepting me for who and what I am, you will always be my bestie forever.... Sun re o Brother Ahmed."
"Our beloved uncle Ahmed it shatters me that on this day I should be typing a condolence message to you rather than chatting with you about celebration and baby plans which was what we mostly talked about in the last days of your life.
The min I heard you passed it was a major break down for me, they say you cannot question God because he knows best but i still struggle to make sense of this loss. As I type this its with tears in my eyes as memories of discussions and times we shared together flood my mind
As everyone has confirmed you were a great encourager. You encourage and reassured me at different times in my life, from relationship topics to career path to even the last month I saw you and also gisted with you over the phone in April . You encouraged me about my driving and advised what to do , you also checked up on me to know how I was keeping while pregnant and I know you looked forward to seeing your niece.
O well it's a girl we had and she's really beautiful but you didn't wait to meet her, she missed you by days. As she grows I'll show her pictures of you and tell her stories of her great uncle.
Your peaceful , gentle , warm hearted personality is a legacy that will never be forgotten . I love you uncle
"My friend Lorenzo,ore mi timo timo Adewale,ore mi atata Ahmed.Omo arojo joye,ara orokun ara o ro adiye,omo ohun o n se ni oyonyonyo,oyoyo mayomo,ohun seni olepani,marokanto eye matilo,omo moni isunle mamalobe,omo onigbo ma'de,omo onigbo mawo mawo.Sun re o
Ahmed is a nice man and it shows. Everyone has something nice to say about him and his big heart.
How do we make sense of all the pains we go through as part of life? The pain we feel when we lose someone is proof of love. If it were not for love, there would be no pain. Ironic isn’t it? But yes. If I didn’t have love for him it wouldn’t hurt me that he’s gone. Pain is probably the greatest teacher that proves that love really does exist, has been, and will forever be the reason and essence of our existence, here and beyond.The human journey always ends at some point.Ahmed's story will not end with his passing. May acceptance of Ahmed's passing come with peace and understanding
I'm heart sore in unison with the heart of the family - no friends,Ahmed made families of friends that he made.I pray for his soul as he finds eternal love,rest and light.
This is our human experience. This is what love feels like."
"Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family."
"Tribute to my Husband. Adewale Ahmed Adeokun...from your dear wife.
Adewale mi, you meant the world to me, you completed me,you were my rock. Although our marriage was brought to an abrupt end by death, our years together were joyful. You were my best friend.
I want to say a big thank you to all the friends and family members for the outpouring of love over the past few weeks. It's been extraordinary and each story you have shared will keep Ahmed alive in our hearts and memories.
I met my Husband over 12 years ago. His gentleness and kindness won my heart over. We would have been celebrating our 10th year wedding anniversary this year if death hadn't snatched him away at such a young age. We had our fair share of challenges in our marriage, from waiting on God for children for several years to losing both our parents. It was all bearable because I had him by my side.He gave me the experience of being deeply understood, truly supported and completely and utterly loved. I will carry that with me always.
Most importantly, he gave me the two most amazing, beautiful and adorable children in the world.
He hardly got upset, always quick to reassure me that all would be well. Where I was unsure, he figured it out. He was completely in love with our twin girls. He called them his "princesses". We had so many plans together. All he wanted to do was to make us happy and comfortable.
As we put you to rest, we are burying only your body, your spirit,your soul,your amazing ability to give is still with us, it lives on in the stories people are sharing of how you touched their lives, your spirit lives on in the love that is visible in the eyes of our family and friends, in the spirit of your children.
Things will never be the same, but the world is a better place for the years my beloved husband lived.
Sleep well my love, Till we meet to part no more.
Your "my baby"."
"I use to call you Baba awon ibeji, am short of words........ Hmmm I missed u so much, I can't stop crying.... May your soul rest in perfect peace."
"My mentor,my daddy(truly you are not my biological father but you always acted like a father and gave me all what could be given to a daughter)My adviser and shelter(even you are far away from me but you never make me feel it for a day,when am not online you find means of chatting me up through my sis phone,you do tell me it might be stormy today but believe me it will not last longer).After my mummy you are number one in my life who make me whom I am today,being a graduate is through you because I followed every steps you asked me to took and with the support of your wonderful wife(who usually called me my first born)I don't know my last chat with you will be April until I got the news on May 17th that you are no more I cried out loud because the only person that understand me has gone I prayed to GOD to give u second chance of life because no fatherly love again .i shouted my daddy has gone, no more care,gisting,nobody to express how I am feeling to(he promised me saying busola soon u will know my place in London) my mouth can't expressed how good he has shown me even when am not his biological daughter. you are gone I will still be the first daughter you usually called me(still like a dream until I heard the date he will be buried I knew am not dreaming that he has gone). I will forever miss you my daddy .i love you but can't question GOD why he took you so earlier. YOU WILL FOREVER LIVE IN MY HEART.RIP daddy"
"Rest in peace sir. I don't knw u frm Adam but going thru msges left by frnds and family, ur absence wl b felt for a long tym. May Allah give them all the strength to carry on in gd health wealth and of a sound mind. May ur girls find favour frm God and Frm the sons of man. Slp well sir. Amen."
"When I heard of Ahmed passing, I was in shock for days. I have never cried so much in my life. I have tried to put into words how I feel about Ahmed and can't still find it. Ahmed was a great man and a selfless human being who is willing to help anyone. I remember one his kindness gestures when he offered to go and visit someone in detention with me. He spent his money and time to help us out. I am missing him so much and I wish I have more time with you. Allah knows best. He his the givet and the taket. Who are we to question him. May your soul rest in perfect peace and may Allah continue to guide your wife and your children . Sun re o. Till we meet again."
"Uncle Ahmed words can't express how saddened I am to hear of your loss,forever remembered,forever missed,God be with you till we meet again."
"Ahmed, you are such a sweet loving gentleman. Since I met you and your wife, I had a brother and a sister, I am trying to come to terms with the void you left.
On that Monday as you left for your surgery, I never never thought of this outcome. I wake up sometime in the night and wondered if I am dreaming.
I have so many memories of how you made me feel special and wanted. I recollect you address me as Shidara and Shikemi's grandma that touched me. I miss you lots.
I remembered you asking about my plans for my birthday party and before I knew it you had arranged the DJ and paid for it. Ahmed I miss you.
I know you are in bosom of the Lord. Sleep till we meet where there is no more pain or sadness. I miss you......... enjoy heaven's music"
"I have never met you yet am so dumbfounded, I only met your wife and for a man to be calling his wife while making her hair and asking if it doesnt hurt so much,then I knew the kind of man u were right from that moment. What a great loss.....may the good Lord forgive all ur sins and grant u eternal rest. May the Lord be eternal comfort to your wife and daughters..God knows best and will console all ur families."
"I hurt, you were so so nice and loyal to your family; never hurt a fly - My name is FEMI ADEWUNMI (Prince/Palava) hope you remember me Ahmed, we met 1993-4 in Stoke on Trent and you used to cook for us all - Biodun, Bode, Hugo, Jonny etc etc; why go like this, now Ahmed? Well, I guess it's God calling; May your soul rest in perfect peace! Till I join you there, sleep well. Bye bye Ahmed - aaaah what a great man"
"" This is not what we agreed upon the last time we spoke"
I write this with great sadness and heavy heart over the loss of a close brother.
I am so glad to have had the pleasure of knowing you. Your warmth and kind hearted nature drew me to you and so our relationship began.
There was indeed numerous times we hung out, ate and gossiped but all that is gone and all what is left is memories.
To be candid they are "GREAT MEMORIES".
Medo, as I loved to call you, you touched my life in many ways. I admired you, we appreciated each other when we talked and we both knew that. That's why we stayed so long on the phone talking about almost everything.
Medo, I miss you so much, The world missed you because you made such a huge difference. I often wondered why you were so loved, adored and admired by many, but now I know the reason why " Good people go only too soon, they have only a short time to leave their footprints in the sand of time".
You will not be forgotten, I promise you this!
Rest in perfect peace Medo. Amen."
"I was really looking forward to seeing Ahmed at the next reunion but it was not meant to be. A big shock but the Lord knows best. It was a real pleasure going to ISL with you. May the Lord stand by your wife, children and the rest of your family.
You have gone ahead and we will see in glory."
"Hmmmm, Ahmed Adeokun. Still a very rude shock, not what I was expecting to hear when my brother called me from London that faithful morning! We only reconnected a few months ago when I joined the ISL forum. I was shocked to find out he still remembers my friends and I so vividly. ( Ahmed of Africa, ...... Of Africa) His nicknames back in ISL. God almighty knows best. Rest in perfect peace Ahmed."
"GOD GIVETH AND GOD TAKETH, MAY YOU SOUL CONTINUE TO REST IN THE BOSSOM OF THE LORD AND MAY THE GOOD LORD GIVE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS FORTITUDE TO BEAR THE LOSS. SLEEP ON AHMED. INA LAHI WA INA LAHI RAJIUN."
"Our hearts are full of sadness but at the same time with the joy of having
Known you. I could still see you holding your angels in their lovely red outfits the last time our families were out together at ofnc.
When God needs you back he just does we are all here for Just a season.
You are greatly missed . Rest In Peace Dear Brother."
"Rest in peace my friend,classmate and birthday mate,we love and miss you .cotinue to rest in peace."
"Rest in peace Ahmed...our prayers are with your family..."
"Hmmmmmm.....words fail me....I met u just once buh as they say just d first impression can matter for a life time..... U never met my son but didn't stop caring....ur words ur cares prayers and all I can never forget.... Wow death has lost coz heaven truely welcomes an angel .......will miss u till forever.....sleep on bigbro sleep on uncle Ahmed"
"Life oh Life!! So sorry to hear such sad news! May ur gentle soul rest in d bosom of d Almighty. May he grant ur loved ones solace n fortitude to bear such a huge loss! Sun re o!!"
"You left so soon, when life is at the sweetest. God knows best. May God help your family through it all. Continue to Rest in peace."
"Lorenzo as I fondly call you, this is difficult to accept, yet very true, very difficult to understand yet it is true, the fact that you are gone to be with your maker.
I stare into space, numb, thinking and hoping to wake from this bad dream but each passing day, hour, minutes and seconds from 16th May 2016 seems like it's not a dream that it is reality.
What can I say, where do I start from? there are too many fond memories of you, no one to call me "Olori Afo", the Whats app conversations, our plans, dreams, the catch up on gist as we call it has ceased since May 16, 2016. God knows best.
Lorenzo you are one of the most loving, kind hearted, selfless, gentle humble person I have known. You displaced all the fruit of the spirit expected of a true believer.
Our Consolation as a family is that you have gone to be with your maker. You will be greatly missed and it is only God that can console us and fill this HUGE vacuum your departure has created in our lifes. Coming to UK will not be the same without you.
We thank God for Lamide and our lovely twins, your legacy will live on in them, our Lord will protect them and keep them in his tender loving care.
Continue to Rest In Peace my darling brother, you will always be in my heart Lorenzo because in there you're still alive.
A stab of pain went through my heart
Losing you, far too severe
For what it meant to loose you Ahmed
No one could ever feel
Alone I sit and think of you
I have both outburst and a silent cry
But the only thing I am grateful for is you came into our lives
Your body may be silent
But your soul has been set free
So you're living in our hearts now
Where we know you'll always be
RIP my darling brother
Lots of Love
"Rest in peace Brother Ahmed. I never met you but was privileged to share your joy&memories of your picture through Yetunde. You are indeed a wonderful person that appreciated all those you come in contact with. God will grant you eternal rest.I pray that he gives your wife&your siblings the fortitude to bear your loss."
"Words elude me. Sleep on Ahmed."
"DON, words can never express how the news of your departure affected me. You are the only person have known that cares about other people's problem. I can never forget you, you remain special to me and all my prayer is that the family you left behind will not suffer. Rest In peace my Brother."
"Bro Ahmed as I fondly call you and you call me Barbados. Words cannot express how shocked I was to hear about your passing away, but God knows best as his ways is not our ways. I pray that God will give us especially your adorable wife "my baby" and your precious gifts the twins, the heart to bear the loss and we mourn as people that have hope in Christ.
Thank you for always smiling and for being you. May you continue to rest in Gods bossom. Adieu!!!"
"I write this with great sadness over the unimaginable loss of a close friend but despite the pain family and friends are going through right now we cannot question God because he is unquestionable God.
My friend/Brother was loving and real. Ahmed was a wonderful person and laid a strong foundation for his daughters. I strongly believe the many people who love his daughters will watch over them and most importantly God almighty will watch over them including his wife.
Your beautiful spirit will live on through your daughters, and they will always know how much you loved them. May your soul rest in peace my friend, when we love people it’s so comforting to know that they will always be with us in our hearts.
Remember Me Poem…..
Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,
But remember me in every tomorrow.
Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,
I’ve only gone to rest a little while.
Although my leaving causes pain and grief,
my going has eased my hurt,
and given me relief.
So dry your eyes and remember me,
not as I am now,
but as I used to be.
Because, I will remember you all,
and look on with a smile.
Understand in your hearts,
I’ve only gone to rest a little while.
As long as I have the love of each of you,
I can live my life in the hearts of all of you."
"My sweet brother, My Brother, "Brother Ahmed", thats what i call you.
....... i still sit and stare into space, thinking, confused and bewildered, it's unbelievable i will not see you, hold you, sit and laugh with you, chat, talk and gist with you.... it's a hard blow, and a huge shock for your whole family, friends and loved ones.
You were my mum and dad all in one, seeing that we lost our mom so early on in our lives, and dad handed me over to you when i came to the UK at my tender age of 16. You looked after me, encouraged me, stood by me, nurturing me and defending / chasing away all those "toasters" as i started dating. (LOL)
Ahmed, you are an angel whom God sent to be with us, we are ever grateful to God for the privilege to have known you and had you as a brother, you definitely made it easier for me growing up without a mothers love.
Ahmed, your middle name is "selfless", loving, very caring, always willing to lend a helping hand even when it is inconvenient for you. You "had my back" every time and any time, that was some fantastic reassurance for your little sister to have. You always put everyones needs before yours, you didn't have a mean bone in your body at all, you are so loving and ever smiling.
Words can never express how much of a vacuum your passing away has caused in our lives, only God can fill this vacuum and comfort us. We lost a brother here on earth, but heaven has gained an angel in heaven, and i know you are smiling down with that smirk smile thinking, wow, this is really how much you were loved and how much an impact you had on people, because in all your selflessness you never did any of those things for recognition... it was just u!
We bless God for the beautiful life you lived, we thank God for your wife Olamide (you fondly called her LAMO (which we all adopted), or "my baby") your gorgeous children, heaven knows we will continue to see you and celebrate you through them.
I miss you everyday, but i have been told time is a healer, but for now i still feel this raw pain left by your passing. i will forever cherish memories of all the times shared, good and bad, our laughs, disagreements, gists and all. Miss you soooo much.
Continue to rest in peace dear brother, till we meet to part no more.
Forever in my heart
I LOVE YOU!!!
Your little sister
'Sade Yetunde Oladeji nee Adeokun"
"When angels amongst us depart suddenly, we are left in a state of utter bewilderment and confusion. I've been trying to make sense of this.
Ahmed your passing away is a great loss to those of us still here on earth; you mean so much to so many, but a mighty gain to our God in heaven.
"Words cannot express my feelings. You were the younger brother I never had. You left an indelible imprint on my life; you showed me nothing but love and unbelievable sacrifice. I will cherish the memories of the times we spent together over the years. I thank God for your life and genuinely applaud your humility and the wholesome service to all who came into contact with you.
I pray that the almighty comforter will comfort and garrison the hearts of all our families, friends and well-wishers. Your light shone BRIGHT, and your light could be seen by everyone who interacted with you, you gave your time by putting other people’s needs above your own, you showed us what true love and service is all about, with selfless humility. Ahmed your spirit and drive to serve people will never be forgotten. You may never have known the impact you had on our lives. You showed your friends and families undying love. We greatly valued your humility and service to humanity.
Ahmed, you were the epitome of calm, peace, patience, humility, gentleness and love, you demonstrated the greatest gift of love in (1 Corinthians 13) this was a testament of your character.
Today, we rejoice because you have crossed over into eternity and we are reminded of the words of the Apostle Paul, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing. 2 Timothy 4:7
Continue to rest with the Lord Jesus Christ, He is Sovereign! We therefore console ourselves with the assurance that you're resting in His bosom. You ran the race and fought a good fight of faith; the crown of glory awaits you.
May God have mercy on your soul and give us all the fortitude to bear the loss.
We shall meet never to part again in glory in Jesus mighty name.
Forever in my heart, I miss you so much.
To God be all the glory!
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