- Place of birth:
Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria
- Place of passing:
Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
|Let the memory of Abdul Rahman Debor be with us forever Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). "We belong to Allah and to Him we return.”|
With deepest regret, we are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, husband and father, Abdul Rahman Debor Dosunmu. May Allah (SWT) grant him Jannatul Firdaus and grant the family ease. He is survived by his loving wife and four children.
"Debo, you are forever missed. You are a friend that can never be replaced, I am happy to have you as a friend and family member for life.Gedu till we meet again."
"Ore, bi ano ni. May the lord keep blessing you and the family."
"Hi Uncle!!! It's been a while... I'm just stopping by to say hi. I've missed you so much. I am finally getting married to that guy I think I told you about. Yes he's been great. We had our ups and down but it's brought us together for the most part. I wish you were here to celebrate with us but I know you are shining down on us from heaven. I really do miss you *tear*. Love you"
"Oriade Wellington, Oriade Chief, Iwo Gedu, Iwo Sokari. Wondering why a tribute from your friend has taken this long, perhaps could not accept you're not with us in body, very much with us in spirit, & life long memories live on until we meet again. We'll have much to catch-up on, not soccer though, but 'Great Adventures. Sleep well 'Omo Boy'."
"Oriade Wellington, Oriade Chief, Iwo Gedu, Iwo Sokari, wondering why a tribute from your friend as taken this long to come, perhaps too difficult for me to accept that you're no longer with us in 'body', I can honestly tell you, 'YOUR SPIRIT & LIFE LONG MEMORIES' LIVE ON. Pls, don't forget 'Tola,'Tade,'Tokunbo,&'Tomiwa. As for you & I, we'll----."
"Reading all of these "candles" again made me think how great of a person you were.. Even with you not here anymore, the lessons you taught us continue to guide us and we're still learning day by day. Thank you for being the greatest dad ever and so much more. I love you and I miss you."
"We met in UNILAG way back in 1976, you were a great footballer and I was just a passable player, but our love for the game was the bond that kept us as friends.We graduated and I never saw you again, though once in a while during discussion with other friends, we mention you. I am full of regret I did not contact you when I came to live in US, now it is too late. Sun re o my dear friend."
"There isn't a minute that goes by that I don't think of how much you've taught me, about growing up, and what it means to be a man. After one whole year, with you gone, I still feel like you're teaching me, slowly but surely. I have and will continue to try my best to take care of Tomiwa, Tade, and most of all Mommy. I love you Daddy and hope you're having a great time up there in Heaven."
"From Allah we came and to Him we shall all return at His appointed time. Sir Debor, continue to rest in peace in the bossom of yr creator. You came, saw and conquered. May Allah forgive you yr sins..you impacted this world possitively and may the goods be interred wt yr bone.AMEN"
"Omo Ogbiya nishasi,omo ajanlanibore,afiigbe gboro,omo ake nkgbokerubaraona,omo iji nla tose opa kanrin.omo oro nje,oro nmu, omo oro yunmuyunmu niISALE-EKO.Omo afelele wole OBA,Omo atupa IDUNGANRAN.Omo aniwunToyinboo ni nile.Omo olowo njoye meji po,o gbe keta hanu.See u in JANNAH."
"To Familyand Friends-I worked w/Debor on a project @ GSA & I miss him very much.
It was a pleasure to work w/him and a delight to know him.
I wish you all well in your recovery."
"Debor, I could not shed a tear until this moment looking at your picture and remembering the last time I saw you, only God can comfort those you left behind, especially your wife and children. We shall miss your gently smile. May your soul rest in pe"
"Debor, we all shall miss all those exciting moments your presence always provide (all those laughter's).
may "ALLAH" SWT grant you "ALJANAAT FRIDAOUS"
R.I.P. till we meet to part no more."
I was actually looking forward to the Maryland / DC hosting of the ACAOSA Reunion which you promised us in Chicago that it would be great and eventful.
"Debo attended our meeting last year and it was a happy re-union for all of us who attended Ahmadiyya College Agege 74/75 Set. we could not have imagined that it would be the last time. We love you but Allah needs you most now. we pray that He grants"
"We will surely miss your wonderful smile and hearty laugh. You have so many friends that mourn your passing. However, we all know that there is another angel in heaven looking down on us. May your soul rest in peace."
"Haa Igi da. Good night Debor, I lost a friend ,a brother and a comforter.May Almighty Allah SWT grant u Aljanah. Sleep in the blossom of Allah till we meet to part no more."
"You couldn't stay another day to laugh,love, work or to play.You said task left undone must stay that way. Your parting has left a void ,it shall be filled,with remembered Joy,and Sweet memories. Your life was full:good friends,good times,loved ones."
"I miss you so much, it is a shame to lose you so young and with so much to contribute to our world, but God knows best. Rest in peace, till we meet again."
"The Fakoya family sends it condolenses. Our brother will be missed. The Lord is your strength and fortress, whom shall you fear. He is your rock of ages and it is well with your soul. God's blessings be with you and the children. Amen.
"Senior Debor,It's with great sadnness we morn your death. May Allah in his infinte mercy forgive your sins and grant you Al Janah. You bring joy and fun to people around you.Our thoughts & prayers will be with your loving family.ACAOSA will miss you"
you were a nice, kind hearted and lively Man. May your soul rest in perfect peace."
"my dear brother,what a big shocked,"it's true that a profitable tree doesn't stay long in forest before cutting down" like you in a short time.may God give you peace,egbon mi omo ologun kutere asa logun,o re okun re osa olo mu oyinbo bo wale abowo d"
"I can't believe that you've gone. I'll cherish the memories of your hospitality,kindness and gentle spirit.Gone too soon.Orun re o. May the Lord console Tola and your children. You will be missed. Adieu Jolly Good Fellow."
"ALL THROUGH THESE YEARS WE KEPT IN TOUCH. MAY THE ALMIGHTY GRANT YOU ETERNAL REST AND YOUR FAMILY THE FORTITUDE AND STRENGTH TO BEARING YOUR ABSENCE. MAY THE ALMIGHTY ALLAH GUIDE US ALL ON THE RIGHT PATH. INNA LILLAH WA INNA ILLA-HUNMI ROJIHIN. AMIN."
"I WAS IN DOUBT WHEN I HEARD OF YOUR PASSAGE. I HAD TO CALL A FAMILY FRIEND TO REALLY CONFIRM WHAT I HEARD. WE GREW UP TOGETHER AT OLUFEMI STREET SURULERE, YABA. WE HUNG OUT WHEN THE TIME PERMITTED US TO DO SO. WE MET AGAIN HERE IN US IN THE LATE 80'S"
"In a short but memorable life, you left impeccable footprints in the sand of time. The falcon as flown! "Sunre omo dosunmu." Old boys association."
"Words cannot describe the pain I felt when I heard this shocking news,Uncle debor was always smiling and humorous. I know for a fact that he is resting in the Lord. He will be greatly missed by those who knows him. Sun re o Baabaa!!!."
"Debor, we know we will all go some day, but we didn’t you will go so soon. I will not use the word “DIED” because I know your spirit lives on where there is no death nor suffering. You were one in a million; you were everything one could cherish in a"
"The rude and shocking news of your death was received few hours ago. May you rest peacefully in the bosom of the Lord."
"Came to your house 20 years ago with Tony Akitunde and still remember your delightful smile and hospitality. To your lovey wife and beautiful children, Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort yo"
"Still I can't believe you're gone, we miss you so much and we all love you. May Allah be with your family that you left behind. Sleep well my friend."
"The moose is gone.Ican hear you Baba mi Baba mi. Omo baba Tony sun re o.Missing you already my friend. May God guide and protect your family."
"Debor, I'll always remember your laughter and your GENUINE manner. What a Great Guy & cohort you were. My sincerest condolences go out to your family.Debor's spirit will live in all he's met forever. Rest in Peace Dear Brother.SALAAM."
"Earlean Suitte Henderson I am very sorry about your lost, but one thing u can remember during these trying time is that debor love u and the kids. I say that because when he talks about you guys his face would light up bright as the moon."
"What a lost to the family and friends. May Your Soul Rest in Perfect Peace. God and Your Spirit will continue to be with your Wife, Family and Friends. Adieu."
"Ordinary words cannot express the magnitude of the grief we all felt after your sudden, untimely exit to the eternal life, your irreplacesable genue luv & kindness to everyone around u will forever be remembered & cherished. We luv u but God loves u"
"As a co-worker and friend I will always remember Debor's great sense of humor. My friend I know you are looking down with Allah and a big smile saying to us all do not cry for me but let me go and keep all of your memories until we meet again."
"I was in shock when the news of your sudden call to glory came to me. Death is a debt that we all must pay some day. Toni, I pray that the good Lord will grant you the fortitude to bear your irrepairable loss. May the Holy spirit comfort you."
"Uncle, i'm really going to miss you and everything that you done. You made me feel like family everytime you let me into your home.It feels like I lost a second father, and although it saddens me that your gone, i know your very happy being with the"
"Debor was such a wonderful human being. As a co-worker, he could always be depended on to share with insight and compassion. Rest in peace, my friend and cohort 11 member. With love and prayers to the family."
"When the news of your passing came to me, it made me to realize that no one can plan and prepare for death. Life and Death belong to Almighty God. May the Good Lord comfort the entire family. May your soul rest in perfect peace."
"I will miss Debor's wonderful humor and kindness. He was a wonderful asset for our team. We were fortunate to know him and work with him. His spirit lifted us all."
"Uncle Debo, may your gentle soul continue to rest in the bossom of the Lord."
"Sir Ohri, An honest man, kind husband and gentle father.
May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. You will be missed by all."
"I could not believe the bad news at first. Well, too much to say for now, see you in the next world. Bye Bye friend."
""Cowards die many times before their death but the valiant never taste of death but once...."
Debor(May his soul rest in eternal peace in Al-janna excellent student of english literature,keen sportsman never saw him get mad. Humorous. Adieu Bro."
"For the wife and family of My Life long friend... Words cannot console you. I pray that in the mighty name of Jesus, God will find an ultimate way to meet your needs according to His REACHES & GLORY. In the Mighty Name of JESUS I PRAy. AMEN"
"Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, Unheard, but always near. May your soul rest in peace..."SALAM""
"The Falade-DEBO &FOLUKE " Uncle Debo you will be missed, we love u but God loves u more ,sun re o, o di igba o.We are not going to say Goodbye but till we meet again.......and those of us that were left behind Father GOD comfort and console us in thi"
"I am speechless because it was untimely. I am very sad because I will miss the joy your big smile brings to me.May the good Lord take care of the family you left behind. Rest in perfect peace."
"It is bittersweet as you have ascended to a better place and we shall all see each other again. I know you are watching over Toni and the kids. May your soul rest in eternal peace IJN."
""Good men must die, but death can not kill their names". Debo, your name and legacy lives forever. Your wife, children and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you eternal Rest! Sleep well!"
"I will really miss u and your smile and your encouragement the little time I've know u but we will meet again ok will be greatly missed from GSA and I will miss u"
"Debo,May Almighty Allah grant you eternal peace.
You lived a short but very productive life. May your soul rest in peace.
May allah take care of the family that you left behind."
You're a true friend, a caring husband, a proud father, and a transformational leader of our community.
You'll surely be missed by many of us who have known you since 1970s.
"My Good friend for 48 years has left me and will never speak to me again.Omo I cannot begin to understand why.but then God knows best. ORE MI, SUN RE Oo. May you rest in peace. You are always going to be my childhood friend. We shall me again. Amen"
"Debor, "You are a great friend and brother to all and a great father and husband. "Sir Ori" may your soul be with God in heaven. And l pray that may God almighity comfort your wife, children,family and friends. You will be miss greatly. fola"
Abdul Rahman Adebola, what a wonderful friend,husband and father you were. Your death may be sudden but you lived a full life. Debor, i love u and you shall be missed."
"To the Family of a dear friend and previous Manager..Debor will be deeply missed. Please know that God will continue to see you doing these times of sorrow and pain.
I will always remember Debor's humor and that "laugh.""
"Last time you stayed at ours in London over the ACAOSA reunion, you were a joy to have around; you entertained us with stories of your youth with Ayo Bello and Uncle Hakeem. We love you and will miss you. May your soul rest in perfect peace."
""Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.". Sir Debor, May Almighty Allah and all His prophets welcome you to paradise. Ameena Ya Allahu."
"You will always be loved. Knowing you has been a blessing. Rest in God’s peace my brother. God’s strength will be with the family and loved ones you left behind - amen."
"My heart is heavy. You were a wonderful person and great friend! I will miss your jokes, laughter and friendship. I still can't believe you are gone but I feel blessed to have known you and to have had your friendship! I will miss you!! Love Tonya"
"Debor touched so many people's hearts with his generousity. He was a happy go lucky person. Debor you will be truly missed by all.
Love Ya Linn as you called me."
"My Brother "Debor", your journey has just begun, as a friend and working colleague you will be missed. Your personality was always bigger than life, that's how I will remember your existence in life. "ALLAH BE WITH YOU""
"My Gemini Brother, mentor, teacher, and friend. To still hear your laugh, to see your smile, to remember all those things that you taught me about being a good person/parent is to never forget you. I thank God for knowing you. You Will be Truly Miss"
"To my Brother I will miss you kind words but I will always remember your spirit and thoughtfulness."
""From Allah we come and to him we shall return". We love you but Allah loves you best. Rest in peace until we meet and part no more."
"There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, and
as long time friends and colleagues, you will always be
in my heart. Find your peace and know I will never forget you. Hey "Dee" - See you on the other side!"
""Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un". Sir Debor, you've always been one of my favorite from ACAOSA Senoirs. I'm speechless and sadden about your death. May Allah (SWT)accept you into Janaah. My sincere condolences to your family and the ACAOSA."
"Debor, my play brother you will truley missed, you made everyone laugh with your jokes, You enjoyed Macaroon cookies,and my banana pudding you smiled while eating them
REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER, AND GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY.
co worker- BETTY BOO"
"Your husband, father, brother, and uncle, Debor Dosunmu was a wonderful person and he will be truely missed. He bought laughter everywhere he went. This is a great loss to all that knew him. I wish you my deepest sympathy and prayers. --"
"I will miss Debor, his smile, jokes and laugh. He made you feel glad when you was sad. To the family remember earth has no sorry that heaven cannot heal. May God bless you all."
""Egbon,my brother,my mentor and my uncle.I join the whole world to celebrate your examplenary life. you were an epitome of love, a man of great courage and faith, always willing to help others, always cheerful and full of life.rest in peace."
"Egbon, I know you tried to speak to me on Sunday 29th May at 8.00p.m. (2.00pm US). I saw the missed call from your cell phone. I intended to call you back but it was never to be. You were a caring brother & father. May your soul rest in perfect peace"
"In this short time you have touch so many lives in GSA and left a life long memory in my heart. Thanks for your words of wisdom, big smile and hearty laugh. In you I found a friend forever missed...Prince Debor The great husband, father & brother"
"May the Good Lord comfort all the loved ones that are left behinde. May your Soul Rest in Peace."
"Debor, you brought so much joy to all of us at Integrity, and we feel fortunate to have worked with you. You truly touched our lives. Our prayers are with your family and all those who cared for you."
"HONESTLY I DON`T KNOW WHERE TO START.BROS ORHI SUN RE OOOO!!!"
"My prayer for the family is that God has made everything beautiful in his time, that we were blessed to know him and he will build a wall of armor around you in the mighty name of Jesus to console during this time."
"Uncle Debor, I can not believe that you are gone. You are loved but Allah loves you most. I pray that Almighty Allah grant you peace, forgiveness and count you among the Jannah. May Allah continue to provide, bless and guide your family. RIP"
May Allah (SAW) grant you Aljannah firdaus, Amin."
"Annette Doughty-You brought so much to our small cul de sac community with your vibrant smile and deep-voice "hello". Many hours of in-the-yard conversations with my son will be missed."
"i was shocked when i heard the news, you always made me fill at home when ever i visited your house you were always passionate about politics and gave good advice, uncle you will be missed but not forgotten. REST IN PEACE O GENTLE SOUL."
"We have been neighbors for 10 years and there hasn't been a morning when you saw me leaving for work or running errands when you didn't say "Good morning Madam". Our family will miss your kind spirit and thoughtfulness."
"Sir Debor! You will truly be missed."
"May Allah grant your good soul eternal rest.."
"It is the Lord that gives and takes live. May the lord grant you a resting place on his bossom. RIP"
"Praise be to Allah, the holy,the creator and the fashioner..When I remember this song, I think of you in that blue and gold jersey trying to use 'orhi'to score the ball,Now that the creator pulled you out at your appointed time.No regret,SLEEPWELL"
"I am speechless! You will truly be missed my friend."
"For the short amount of time I've known you the one thing I could always count on was your hugh smile. You will be greatly missed. Until we meet again my Friend."
"Dear Uncle, I can't believe you're really gone; I feel like its a dream. I can still here you saying, Hey Tosin (in your deep voice). Well,I know you are with God who wanted you now. So with that being said, May your soul rest in heavenly peace"
"Uncle I'm really going to miss you. You will always and forever be remembered.
May Your Soul Rest in Heavenly and Perfect Peace."
"My brother, decent role model, pure spirit with a golden heart. I just continue to pray that Almighty Allah will take care and protect all that you left behind. You left us so so soon, but Allah knows the reason why you left us. I miss you so much an"
"You always affectionately referred to me as your "brother from another mother" because our kindred spirits emanated from the same Mother Africa. I am a kinder soul, a gentler spirit from having you touch my heart!"
"Lonely are our hearts today, for the one we loved so dearly has forever been called away. We think of you in silence. No eye may see us weep, but many silent tears are shed. Sir "Ori". May your sweet soul rest in peace."
"May your SOUL Rest In Peace and May the Almighty Allah protect and provide for the family you left behind. May they be strong to live a very healthy life in your absence. Amen. Gedustick! Debostick! Oristick! Rahmanstick!!! Yours forever. My Bure"
"DEATH is a necessary END that will come when it will come. However, yours came too sudden and shockingly so. We shall all grief because it goes to say you were loved.I know many that would have given their lifes so that GOD can restore yours but alas"
May your gentle soul rest in peace. You will surely be missed."
"S.Ogunbowale(Husband Rotimi Janet)
The short time i met you,you were very accomodating,could see the way you care for your family
May your soul Rest In Peace"
"The news of your demise came as a rude shock to me late last night. Memories of our last meeting and growing-up years continue to linger on. We love you but Allah loves you more. Rest in perfect peace. Adieu!! my good friend."
"Debor, as so special as you are, you will be tremendously missed. You left us on this memorial day and your loving memories will remain in our hearts forever. May you rest in God's loving arms."
"My words are not enough to express the depth of my grief. Though you were suddenly taken away but your wonderful memory will remain with me forever. Almighty Allah (SWT) will bless your soul and forgive your sins."
"You were such a joyous person to be with with no time for hatred or recriminations. We your High school mates miss you. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.Amin. Babatunde Fashanu, SAN."
"I will miss you coming to my desk every morning and saying "Good Morning Ms Doris how is you day going" We love you but God loves you best. Will see you again.
"Sir Debor! your easy disposition to life and commitment to family and friends will be missed. It is our belief that you are in the right place with almighty Allah (SWT). May he bless your soul, forgive your sins and accept you into Al-Jannah."
Your Smiles, Your heart, your empathy
personifies the meaning of love and life.
Every moment i spent with you and yours
will always be memorable because of who
you are. I will always love you.
You are one in a million."
"I post these words with full conviction that good people are summoned unto the Lord for his Angelic duties. You were an epitome of goodness; "Oga" you would be sorely missed. To God be the glory, He giveth and taketh away!"
"I will always remember you as my husband's best friend and a wonderful human being with a pure heart. You are going to be missed by each and everyone of us. May your soul rest in perfect peace and may God bless the family that you have left behind."
"Words can not describe the feelings of those that knew and loved you. May Allah (SWT) forgive you and let you be amongst those in Janaah. May your family and friends find peace in knowing you are in a better place. Allah knows best."
"You are a great friend to all and a great father and husband. "Ori" you will always be the head and you will be dearly missed. This is not a goodbye,but we shall meet later."
"Sir Debor didn’t live long life, but he lived a meaningful life. His life was small in quantity, but glowingly large in quality. As we mourn the remains of this beautiful, loving man, I paraphrase the words of Shakespeare: Good night, sweet prince..."
"Shocking that you had to leave too soon. Glory be to God for your life. Adieu till we meet again."
"Uncle, there are no words to express how much I miss you already. Your smile and laugh were infectious, and I promise to carry your positive spirit in my heart forever. I love you."
"My father,my idol,my teacher,my protector,my advisor,my best friend. Daddy,I love you so much and wish I could take back the last 24 hours just so I could personally say my final goodbye to you. You will always be in my heart."
"It all feels like a dream, but this same emotion is felt by the numerous people who have stopped by. I have no doubt that you are watching over us. I love you and miss you. May you rest in perfect peace. Love ya Padre!"
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