Doyin
Adedoyin Olayiwola Tikare -Fakoya
  • 38 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 27, 1977
  • Place of birth:
    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Date of passing: Mar 12, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    Houston, Texas, United States
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Doyin Fakoya, 38, born on July 27, 1977 and passed away on March 12, 2016. We will remember him forever.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS 

Final Rites for Adedoyin Olayiwola Tikare Fakoya 27 July 1977 to 12 March 2016  

Memorial Service & Candle Light Procession (Nigeria)

Date: Sunday 27th of March 2016

Venue: No 6 Yeside street Aguda Surulere
Lagos 

Time: 4-6.30pm


Burial Arrangements (USA)

Optional Viewing :

Date: Monday, 28th March 2016

Venue: Batchelor Brothers Funeral Home
7112 N.Broad Street Philadephia 
PA 19126 

Time:  5-8pm

Funeral Service :

Date: Tuesday,29th March 2016. 

Venue: Bethel Deliverance International Church

2929 W.Cheltenham Avenue

Wyncote, PA 19095 

Time: 8.30am

Burial Site :

Tuesday, 29th March 2016. 

Venue: Ivy Hill Cemetery

1201 Easton Road Philadelphia, PA 19150  

*Cemetery is five minutes from Bethel Deliverance International Church*


www.crowdrise.com/doyinfakoya

Hotel information:

Candlewood Suites

250 Business Center Drive
Horsham,PA 19044
Tel: 215-328-9119 
online early bookings within the next couple of days $69.99/night---book via website; otherwise  the lock rate is 74.99/night
call in to book room for Fakoya Funeral, use code :FAK
 
Hampton Inn Willow Groove
1500 Easton Road
willow Grove, PA 10090
Tel: 215-659-3535
Rate/ Night $113.52 
Ask for bereavement rate 

SpringHill Suites
2480 Maryland Road
Willow Grove PA, 19090
Tel: 215-657-7800
Rate/ Night $159.00
Ask for bereavement rate 

*All hotels listed are within 20mins of Church* 
 

  

 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Robert Smart on 5th November 2016

"Dude .....this time last year we chatted almost every day, this time I can only remember the jokes, the yabis etc...

Guy you are in our thoughts always...."

This tribute was added by Moji Imolehin on 27th July 2016

"May the souls of all the faithful departed, especially the soul of Adedoyin Fakoya through the mercy of God rest in peace. My beloved husband physically gone but not forgotten, I celebrate your life today. Though your life with us was very brief, but your unexpected death makes us realize why we must love one another, forgive each other and enjoy the life that is given to us.
Today is a day I will always remember for this day belonged to you Doyin. I miss you more than words can say, I miss you every single day but especially on this day. Happy Birthday Adedoyin!!!
I am rest assured that you're resting in the bosom of our creator. I am grateful to God for the privilege of knowing a great man like you, I also want to thank him for bringing you into my life. I am thankful for all the great memories we shared.
I love you Adedoyin, and I will continue to pray for you. Thanks for watching over us."

This tribute was added by Dapo Adeseun on 27th July 2016

"Happy Post Humous birthday Adedoyin. Keep resting in the Lord!"

This tribute was added by Seun Okubadejo on 27th July 2016

"today is your first posthumous birthday. May God continue to comfort the family. Rest well bro."

This tribute was added by Comfort Uzoma on 22nd July 2016

"Rip Doyin...May ur soul Rest in perfect peace"

This tribute was added by Buki Olarewaju on 1st May 2016

"Adedoyin Tikare, Been calling your phone, sent you messages, wondering why you were not responding, only to hear the news today, while talking to a friend, who assumed I knew.
The sadness in my heart leaves me numb. The prayer and hope is that God has you in a better place, where sorrow, pain and death no longer have any power.
Praying for God's comforting arms around your family."

This tribute was added by Olawale Ajala on 26th April 2016

"Doyin..
..it was a pleasure to have become acquainted with you, though briefly. It is evident that you impacted positively in the lives of so many, and it is admired. You leave a beautiful daughter [Feyi] to continue for you, and in your absence, she will want for nothing surrounded by those who Love you and who Love her. Journey well, and rest easy.."

This tribute was added by Edward Amakwe on 12th April 2016

"I met him just a couple of times but it's so hard to forget him.  He was so full of life. Such a wonderful,  jovial  and smart guy. May his soul rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by deji salu on 29th March 2016

"Hmmm! Doyeen, we have come a very, very  long way. I remember every morning you stepped out of your house, your first stop was my house just right beside you, calling Mr D. "se make I call elewa agoyin ni?"  Your genuineness and your loyalty to families and friends was undescribable Doyin.  So much to say about you but i will just keep the memories alive.
I normally call you "doyeen de CP" cos you were a crowd puller, a very generous soul that never said 'NO' to anyone.
I can still remember when you came to visit me in canada,  you cracked everyone's ribs with your funny jokes, even the meat seller is still asking after you. You lighted  up any place you visited, there was never a dull moment with you. I still can't believe you're gone, but who are we to question God?  Never knew seeing you in Ibadan during our visit would be our  last.

I know you're in a better place and I pray that God will protect your daughter and the families you left behind.  You will surely be missed . So long  my friend and brother."

This tribute was added by Abimbola Onuorah on 29th March 2016

"Wow like they say good people dont last.I dont know you but reading those touching tributes make my heart ache.May God grant you eternal rest.Rest In Perfect Peace"

This tribute was added by Robert Smart on 27th March 2016

"It wasn't too long a call came in with a very lively tone "Robocop...fake Cuba Gooding....I wan marry and na you go be best man....no excuses go buy suit now now....I don tell you o!"....I replied " ol'boy you no say I dey shame " and he said " which kind shame be that, oya no worry we go use one hennessy vsop before the time". Who could say no to such an amazing fellow.

Doyin you will be missed. I never got round to giving you that visit. The vacuum has now been created in the lives of all you have come into contact with. I pray God to bless your soul as He embraces you with His care. Rest my friend my brother till that time....Adieu !!!"

This tribute was added by obi oti on 27th March 2016

"Doyenyen, words fail me. How can so much energy, love, happiness, limitless confidence depart from us just like that? You could have lived your life in three different people and they all would be fulfilled.

Babaniyen, you brought so much joy to the world that thinking I will not see you again on earth has left a big vacuum in my heart.

No matter where you are, I am sure they are happier now than they were before you came. Farewell my friend, bye good man."

This tribute was added by Jennifer Oti on 27th March 2016

"Doyinnnn... You were a wonderful and selfless person. Its hard to believe you are gone. We are still in shock. May you rest in peace dear friend and keep smiling. God bless u."

This tribute was added by Olude Edward on 23rd March 2016

"Adedoyin Olayiwola Tikare - Fakoya..... Its hard to believe that you are no more. What a jolly good fellow you were during you life time. our last discussion keeps ringing in my head..... On two occasions when my wife and son visited the states, you still find time to visit them and do the little you can as a friend. I remember you calling me to ask when am i visiting and i told you soon....not knowing you will leave so soon. My friend, you've played a very important role in the lives of many and surely you will be missed.....Adedoyin Olayiwola Tikare Omo Fakoya.... Sun re ooooo. Till we meet and part no more...Adieu bro."

This tribute was added by Roli Aromire on 21st March 2016

"You will be truly missed and never forgotten. Rest in peace!

May our Lord bless and comfort your family during this time of grief."

This tribute was added by Abimboye Naiwo on 19th March 2016

"I woke up this morning and started thinking about Doyin, he would be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayer are with the Fakoya family."

This tribute was added by Olanrewaju Salu on 19th March 2016

"Can't begin to recount memories with this superhero. I've known him ally life and all I can say is that Doyin Fakoya, is one of the few people blessed with a beautiful heart.
I'm certainly gonna miss Mr Finger trick."

This tribute was added by Gboyega Adedipe on 18th March 2016

"A jolly good fella that will not just be missed by family, but  by every one that as felt his captivating aura.
Rest  well in the bossom of our Lord."

This tribute was added by Esther Cole on 18th March 2016

"Rest in peace my friend. I'm glad I had the pleasure  of meeting you here in Houston."

This tribute was added by Esther Cole on 18th March 2016

"Rest in peace my friend. I'm glad I had the pleasure  of meeting you here in Houston."

This tribute was added by Sakinah Yusuff on 18th March 2016

"May you rest in perfect peace & May God forgive your shortcomings.

Doyin, there is not one person who's been in your presence and doesn't remember you. You brought light into any space you entered. Not only did you openly greet new people, you took the time to converse & welcome them. You left people with smiles on their faces. You made the last two Thanksgivings holidays to remember. You will truly be missed. I'm grateful I was able to thank you before your passing. Times I didn't expect anything from... I only wanted to vent. You stood up for me as if you were my blood brother... Referred to me as family. You always thought about me & my future. I'm laughing and crying while writing this because God knows you've went out of your way. I will always appreciate you Doyin. We have Feyi to look at now... You will continue to shine through her.

Love,
Sakinah"

This tribute was added by Abimboye Naiwo on 18th March 2016

"You are a great guy and it was just like yesterday when you came to London with your wife.  I will miss you especially for your lovely  personality and helpfulness. R.I.P"

This tribute was added by Jonathan Irondi on 18th March 2016

"Doyin, may your soul rest in peace. It was a sad news to hear the untimely death of a trusted hard working colleague like you.i lack words to express my sympathy. May God grant your family and friends the heart to bear this irreparable loss. RIP"

This tribute was added by Kingsam Ksld on 17th March 2016

"Wow! Wow! Wow!,this is very hard for me to believe,because for the past few days now,since i heard about the terrible news,i'm still feeling like am dreaming.Doyin may your soul rest in perfect peace IJN."

This tribute was added by Raheem Oyeku on 17th March 2016

"It was only 3 weeks on the project, and tou made auch a great impact on everyone that you came in contact with. The first day of work was my first time I recall talking to you, like everyone else heading to Hotel Zaza we had no clue where the bus to the hotwl was. It was funny, and frustratig for a lot of us, but you found humor in it.
I asked you to joing us in the UBER ride, you respectfully declined because you had other folks that weren't sure how they were going to get back to the hotel. (that was nobel)
At the hotel several times we meet in the lobby most of the time we were trying to sort out Naija food, and making sure folks eat and patronized your Naija food hookup.

Men!, on that short period of time, it seems I have known you for a while, I gave you the nickname "Zaza"that both our colleagues remember vividly the way you reply back "Zaazaa"

May your soul rest in perfect peace Doyin Fakoya, Allah knows best."

This tribute was added by Adeyinka Dosunmu on 17th March 2016

"So so so short of words. ADEDOYIN FAKOYA "Mr Happiness" why now? the last time we were meant to see was sometimes in December 2015. was meant  to meet u up at Picasso's place (Onike), but  i got held up somewhere. if i had known it would be my last opportunity to see u, i would have done everything possible to make that happen. Remember the days of playing Nintendo Wii (Tennis) at your place in lekki and other memories..Your humour, your laughter, your passion..... UNFORGETABLE...  As for me, i've got no regret knowing you in this lifetime, and on that note i say Adieu my brother and friend, forever in my heart. TWMA..."

This tribute was added by Henry Olaide on 16th March 2016

"Doyin, this is a news I found difficult to believe. That you are no more is a rude shock to me. Why now? Why so fast? What a tragic way to leave?. The little time I got to know you, I was able to see how pleasant you were. Honestly, this is cruel for death to take someone like you away so soon. But what can we do than to return all glory to God who knows best why He allowed this to happen. Rest in peace gentle Doyin, and may God grant your family and friends the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. Sweet is your memory."

This tribute was added by Olufunmi Awolusi on 16th March 2016

"Wow. I dont even know what i could write that hasnt been told about Doyin already. My padi to sure who always knew how to make people feel cared for in his own little way. Iku o se dada o.  Doyin you will be terribly missed for your jokes, for just being you. You will always live on in our hearts"

This tribute was added by Adedolapo Adekoye on 16th March 2016

"It's all been said,what a jolly good fellow you were.. God knows best.. Sleep well.. Friend mi. Adedoyin Fakoya."

This tribute was added by Abiola Adetu on 16th March 2016

"I was so shocked..! May your soul rest in peace Doyin. You were so funny and lively. Back then in school you will disturb and make me laugh even when i dont feel like. You will be missed."

This tribute was added by Kunle Coker on 16th March 2016

"So many memories of you in such little time. Our last conversation was on your wedding day there in Ibadan, you said in Yoruba "Iwo o fe se bata fun mi" and I was like it's not like that, and we were gonna discuss business afterwards, somehow we missed each other in the whole fun because it was your day.
Another time I remember when as a kid you did tricks with your fingers, you were very full of life.
Uncle Doyin you will be missed very much.
Heaven will be happy to have you.
Continue to rest in the bosom of the lord."

This tribute was added by David Akinyele on 16th March 2016

"Rest on peacefully in the bossom of the Lord"

This tribute was added by Adeseun Aderinsola on 16th March 2016

"Hey bro......your pics were the first I went to view on this page. You look so alive! Difficult to accept you have gone to be with the angels.  Rest on peacefully!"

This tribute was added by Charles Edemekong on 16th March 2016

"Doyin you were a humble and freedom loving friend, i will forever missed you. Rest in peace we will meet again one day."

This tribute was added by Kazeem Sennuga on 16th March 2016

"May God grant you paradise and forgive you all your short comings."

This tribute was added by Mobolaji Odushoga on 16th March 2016

"I may not really know you as a friend or family. But my heart grieve for your loss.  Especially being a young and vibrant gentleman as I was told. So sad you have to go so soon. But I believe you are in a better place. Where there's no pain and sorrow. I pray God will fill the vacuum you left behind. And may the family have the fortitude to bear your loss. It is well with your soul bro!! RIP!!!"

This tribute was added by Fred Igboin on 16th March 2016

"Indeed you were a friend to me in times of the most basic needs understanding and tolerating my flaws and habits,advice and ideas never stop coming from you even after you left to sojourn abroad cos you really cared.....Rest In Peace my Brother and my Friend"

This tribute was added by Niyi Aofolajuwonlo on 16th March 2016

"Bro! I have little or no words to express how I feel....Adedoyin Tikare-Fakoya, May you Good , Gentle, Jovial, Friendly, Happy, Loving, Hospitable Soul Rest in Perfect Peace..... Sun Re ooooooo!!!"

This tribute was added by Lateefah Nosiru Mustapha on 16th March 2016

"I can remember your sense of humor. You were so full of it. God bless your soul. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by ayodeji onaeko on 16th March 2016

"bro doyin (ABOVE)

still cant believe you cant be with us anymore..... so sad but only GOD knows whatsup.


  remember when we were little and you were our magician, and the trick you always remove your thumb...

last memory was when you came into NIGERIA last year for your wedding. and came to jimi's house looking for G baby, wanted to break the door and you were just shouting SHOLA SHOLA. and i came to tell you he is not home, and you asked if i was alone and i said no with a lady. and you were shouting that  " DOESNT SHE KNOW THAT I AM A RAPIST" so funny. and she still asked of you day in and day out.

  it is well brother........"

This tribute was added by Daniel Odofin on 16th March 2016

"I knew you for only a moment in time but you shined nevertheless as a good example of manhood. Though you are gone the light you brought to the world will never dim."

This tribute was added by Akeem Hassan on 16th March 2016

"A cluster of memories sprinkled with tears.Wishing God had spared you many more years and ours is just a simple prayer.
God bless and keep you in His care."

This tribute was added by Woley Jaiyesimi on 16th March 2016

"Doyin...you might have lived a short life but your memories will forever remain in our hearts.May God Almighty be with your family and the friends you left behind.Rest in peace..."

This tribute was added by Sarah Akpe on 16th March 2016

"Doyin..... This is a great shock.... Our meeting was brief but you left an impression. God indeed knows best. Rest in peace and may the Lord comfort your family and loved ones. Adieu... Sun re o."

This tribute was added by Appolonia clements on 15th March 2016

"What a world! Can't believe  you are gone..Rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Oluwatoyin Akerele on 15th March 2016

"Even though I never met you, your wedding pics says lot about you. Your death is a shock to me but God knows best. May all your sins be forgiven. Continue to rest in the presence of your creator."

This tribute was added by Ayodele Afolabi on 15th March 2016

"Adedoyin, my friend and dear cousin, I find it hard to believe that you are gone! Indeed this life is vanity! Only last week I and my wife were saying we must try to hook up on my way back to Nigeria this month! You were indeed a sweet, humble, generous and loving friend. You always thought of the next persons benefit and not your own, you were so likable. I love(d) you! We can't question GOD. We can only pray that he gives you eternal rest! Oh my friend I still wish I'll awaken from a horrible nightmare! RIP my brother."

This tribute was added by Jydo Aloboh-Bakare on 15th March 2016

"Rest in peace my broda,God knows best"

This tribute was added by Omowonuola Afolabi on 15th March 2016

"OMG!!! Death is so cruel! I remember asking my husband a couple of days ago if he would see you in Houston on his way outta the states, little did we know that that was not to be. May God grant you eternal rest Doyin and be with your wife and family at this time!"

This tribute was added by eniola ajibolade on 15th March 2016

"Am still in shock,my heart is heavy.I cant believe am writing a tribute to you.You were a good person with a good heart,always happy.You were the best colleague ever.you made working in Ikoyi so much fun never a dull moment with you.Even when i get upset with you u always made me laugh out of it.your death is a rude shock and too painful.i don't know when i will stop crying about it.I pray God gives us the strength to bear your lost.You will forever be missed,always be loved.sleep on my dear friend and brother....."

This tribute was added by Olayiwola Oloko on 15th March 2016

"My precious wonderful Pleasant uncommon friend, I am in tears I love you so much, I remember the good moments we shared together in Nigeria and united States of America words cannot describe how much I love you and  miss you, my namesake, you put smile on my face always no one can fill your place in my life  you are role model of our generatiom  we love you but God loves you most, may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace in Jesus name Amen ,sun re doyin omo fakoya"

This tribute was added by Peter O on 15th March 2016

"Not being to sing at your wedding in Nigeria is now aching me. Wish I made it back in Dec. I but I knew it was off the hook, After I saw all the nice pics. Your such a humble man and funny guy. I pray the lord your family and up hold them with peace. Rest in the bosom of the almighty."

This tribute was added by Mojisola Gbajumo on 15th March 2016

"Doyin!!!! We  just spoke 4 months ago when you told me I must attend your wedding in Ibadan. Why?????? I am shattered. I haven't stopped crying since I heard this morning. No one could keep a straight face around you.. Rest with the Lord . Your daughter will always be in my prayers......."

This tribute was added by RALPH OYELAHAN on 15th March 2016

"Even though i never met you, i know how much impact your passing has on everyone close to you most especially on Moji.

May you rest  in the loving presence of the Lord forever.

Amen"

This tribute was added by Olusesan Ajayi on 15th March 2016

"Till we meet to part no more. Sleep well, you will be missed."

This tribute was added by Shanice Boyce on 15th March 2016

"Uncle Doyin!
Our meeting was untimely short but sweet.. You were such a funny and bubbly character. I'm so glad I got the chance to meet you & see for myself the guy everyone speaks so highly of & has so many pleasant and positive things to say.
Me & George we're only just talking about you the other evening, he was telling me a story & we could not stop laughing.
This is such tragic and heartbreaking news & still doesn't feel real. Everyone just wants to know why. We have to trust in God that he knows best, as always.
I will try with all I can to keep the family strong & celebrating your life, sharing many more stories of you with laughter.

Rest in perfect peace
Shanice xx"

This tribute was added by George Naiwo on 15th March 2016

"I will never understand but I have to believe he knows best! This one hurts...

My life I live by what you told me! and the last time I saw you was you bursting into my house pushing my little brother and laughing! You were telling me that I have to look after your big sister my mom! You also taught my fiancé and my sister in law Yoruba one moment that will live with us forever! One of many!!

I was just speaking about and speaking about you being at my wedding! You will be there and we will laugh and smile becaus you will be in our hearts! Thank you for everything you have done for me and my family! I will live just like you did, smiling and laughing and bringing joy to others!

Rest in Paradise Uncle Doyin! I love you"

This tribute was added by Desmond Oshifeso on 15th March 2016

"I know God has a plan, i know, but this one is hard to accept. Rest In Peace Olayiwola. It hurt so bad!"

This tribute was added by Olori Adeboun Fatuga on 15th March 2016

"May his gentle Soul rest in peace!"

This tribute was added by Kehinde Adeyingbo on 15th March 2016

"The day your friend Deji Salu introduced you to me was a blessed day for me. That day I met an 'angel' on earth. Ever since that day i never set my eyes on you again but the treatment and  impression you gave lingers on in my memory.
Doyin may your disposition to peoples need win you eternal life. May the Lord be merciful to you and grand you the vision of his glory. Amen. A Mass will be offered for your happy repose."

This tribute was added by Larrie Peniel on 15th March 2016

"Legends never die, memories of 'em are etched in our minds forever. Better on the other side"

This tribute was added by Peter Ogunleye on 15th March 2016

"Doyin!! I barely met you few weeks ago on the previous project in Dallas and today we are all in grief but surly the Lord has taken you with him.
May your peaceful soul rest in perfect peace till we meet again."

This tribute was added by CeoOloja Opayinka on 15th March 2016

"#GoneTooSoon

In september of 2014 I took a road trip across 7 states of America, you hosted me in Philadelphia and took me to all iconic places. You spent time and money. You are a selfless human being. Even though I got to know you through my junior brother you were like my own personal friend. I still saw you in Lagos in November 2014 and we reminisced on the US trip and promised to do it again. You got married in December 12th 2015 in Lagos and I wished you well. Exactly 3 months after your wedding Sunday March 12th 2016. The cold hand of death snatched you from us all the way in Houston Texas after a road accident.  Adedoyin Olayiwola Fakoya. (African body scratcher) You will be missed greatly. I still wake up thinking it was a dream. Your humility and smile is so infectious. Hmmmmmmm who will tell your little daughter?  I wish it was a rude joke mehnnnn. Rest on Bro, Visiting America won't ever be the same for me anymore. RIP my dear friend."

This tribute was added by Motunrayo Adeseun on 15th March 2016

"I'm still hoping to hear "it was all a prank". Could you really have left us with all the liveliness, humour and friendliness. Oh death where is thy sting. You will be missed forever."

This tribute was added by wale abass on 15th March 2016

"Baba no be so oo, still can't believe it Always remember your jokes na Only you come my house come beat me for FIFA, words cant express the pain I feel. U were surely one in a million. U will surely be missed by ALL.. Sleep well baba..."

This tribute was added by Adeola muyibi on 15th March 2016

"I still can't believe you re gone.Will be greatly missed.Rest in peace bro."

This tribute was added by Nike Abiodun on 15th March 2016

"Rest in Peace.. Doyin. I have only amazing funny memories of you. You made everyone laugh all the time, never a dull moment with you. Always jovial, cracking jokes, good hearted, happy-go-lucky, no wahala guy.

You are now in the bosom of the Lord. The Holy Spirit will comfort everyone you have left behind.. Amen. Jer 29 vs 11

Gone way too soon...way too soon... Adieu and Sun re o... Doyin Faks"

This tribute was added by Kamal Atise Logun on 15th March 2016

"A very lively and down to earth fellow with an amazing sense of humour. Courageous and understanding. I miss you already. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Kafi Alade on 15th March 2016

"Adedoyin....I am still in shock. You have touched so many people with your kindness and love. The jokes, the laughter, the dancing will forever be etched in my mind. I may not be able to give you a hug again but you are forever in my heart.
Until I see you again. Rest well my brother."

This tribute was added by busayo Holbrook on 15th March 2016

"Iku seka....
One of most sincerest people have met.
Join the Angels. ..
RIP bro"

This tribute was added by Kelvin k on 15th March 2016

"Oh, death where is thy sting, Oh gracious tomb where is thy triumph! I'm yet to go to the truth that Doyin has gone! Gracious passing, why have you taken him at this young age with promising future?! In a moment like this we cannot but always remember you for being a good friend, brother and colleague of all,even though you left us so soon and ignore all dreams, aspirations and hope for the future we believed that you have gone to a place of rest where you will be free from all challenges of lives. Doyin we love you, but God loves you more than we do....May your soul rest in perfect peace..adieu! adieu!! adieu!!!."

This tribute was added by NGOZI ONUOHA on 15th March 2016

"Doyin, you were a vibrant and friendly guy. We met when you had just relocated, at a function in center city, we gisted and laughed. Overtime, we would meet at events, you were a great conversationalist, respectful, open and humble.

Words cannot describe this loss.
You will be greatly missed.
May God comfort your Daughter, Wife, Family and Friends."

This tribute was added by Tosin Hardeluyi on 15th March 2016

"Its still a shock and the conversations we had when I was back in Philadelphia echoes day and night. Again, death has done an injustice to a great soul. Rest on bro."

This tribute was added by OLANREWAJU Raji on 15th March 2016

"Only if life was more considerate to someone so loved and ever willing to share all the love he's got with others. Doyin, you left too soon and everyday will just be another day we dint keep in touch cos in my heart you remain alive forever. RIP bro"

This tribute was added by Dapo Adeseun on 15th March 2016

"Courage has failed me to let go that you Adedoyin aka Yenyenhow, my bestest friend would only be remembered in our thoughts alone, henceforth! I kept doing silly things like calling your phone, sending sms, hoping you could just come up with your humour again like "olori awo ni gbogbo won, I prank dem and dem gurk am", but no, reality is not making a response come from u. Your voice just kept ringing in my head! I kept singing 1 of ur favorite songs, "I make big money, I drive big car, everybody knows me I'm like a moving star". Even my family are still in great shock, some remember you just because of your usual kindness to them, especially while at Ikoyi immigrations, others remembered u because you were the best friend they all knew I had. We had our terrible times that lasted a while, but thank God for his intervention. I will forever miss you and your true friendship. You live on for ever in my heart! Sunre oo Adedoyin Olaiwola Tikarare Fakoya, till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Omotayo Daniel on 15th March 2016

"Doyin,
I can't believe it..still tried calling you on WhatsApp.
You were a big brother,  friend and relationship coach.. you would listen to me and even tease me..
Your laughter and the happiness you always radiate is incomparable.
You were so open even about your personal life and I could talk to you about everything.
I really am glad I met you and pray your soul finds peace with God.
Rest on my brother."

This tribute was added by Abiodun Oladeji-Etuk on 15th March 2016

"Hmm uncle Doyin... I still can't believe you are gone. I remember when you came to check on me at the hospital, despite my condition you were still able to put a smile on my face. You will be greatly missed."

This tribute was added by Oladeji Oladayo on 15th March 2016

"I didn't see you for years Buh I never forgot your charm. People laughed when u were around, d world is quiet now. Rest in peace uncle"

This tribute was added by Lanre Opayinka on 15th March 2016

"Its still like a dream...when picasso rushed upstairs the house @ 6am on sunday morning and disclosed d news.. so so sad tot i didnt hear him well tot it was a lie tot it was a dream..ur face ur smiles laughter and jokes came up in my mind and i kept asking why Doyin what went wrong.! Hmmmnnnn still in shock bro.. keep resting in d Lord AdeDoyin Omo Fakoya, God remains God !"

This tribute was added by Adetunji Adegbite on 15th March 2016

"Doyenyen! I foundly called you. You were a great buddy to be with; with your contagious joy and smiles. Always in a jolly mood, no dulling!lol. You have lived Your life ahead of time! You will greatly be missed; We love you but God loves you more! We shall some day meet at the feet of our Lord Jesus Christ! Adieu!"

This tribute was added by Tinu Osibodu on 15th March 2016

"Doyin, you had a very free spirit, friendly and funny. Very full of life. You will truly be missed. Still remember our phone conversation like yesterday.Rest in peace my friend."

This tribute was added by Omoh Omams on 15th March 2016

"Doyin..... Still can't believe d news... We love u but I guess God loves and needed u more. Rest my ever bubbling and funny friend and bro. Love u now and always. May ur soul find eternal rest"

This tribute was added by Ola Wills on 15th March 2016

"To think that I still saw you last week and you were teasing me infront of your friends Doyin...you are in a better place because God loves you more.may your soul rest in perfect peace......"

This tribute was added by Fe1 Abiola on 15th March 2016

"My condolence to his family. Omo Akesan bale oja. RIP.  I will always remember the wonderful memory we shared together in Oregon. I cooked ebiripooo and ikokore for you not knowing that was the best time we shared together. Just like that !!! It's well."

This tribute was added by Adebola Kayode on 15th March 2016

"Adedoyin Fakoya..... I still can't believe it!!! I see your ever smilng face in my mind's eye and i still wonder if it is true. I remember how you make everyone laugh, never a dull moment with you brov. you have made a lot of impact in people's lives and in mine too. You will surely be missed. We will see you again some day soon so go in grace, go in kindness and go in Christ. RIP"

This tribute was added by Zeez Atanda on 15th March 2016

"Doyen baba!! That's how I use to call u since way back in aguda before we met again in United States..since then u like brother, friend, uncle n mentor to me. U the 1st person that told me to always believe in myself n never listen to what people says about me before I left Lagos for good. Thanks for being there for me n my wife bro n for the part u took on my wedding day here in United States. Doyen baba ur memories will always remain in my heart bro... REST IN PEACE DOYEN BABA"

This tribute was added by Ayo Owoade on 15th March 2016

"A brother gone too soon"

This tribute was added by Abosede Ogunsile on 15th March 2016

"This is so sad but memories of you will always linger,I always called you a comedian no dull moment with you. Rip Doyin may the Lord comfort the family you left behind."

This tribute was added by uchem bright on 15th March 2016

"Doyenyen its so sad it had to End this way u made an impact in every ones life so full of happiness and laughter God bless ur soul paddy mii u ill 4ever b in my mind sun re oooo. Sun re oooooo. Sun re oooooo...."

This tribute was added by Tunde Afolayan on 15th March 2016

"Doyin...very good guy. May your soul rest in peace, amen."

This tribute was added by Jimi Aiyeola on 15th March 2016

"Kindhearted, loving and jovial one, ADEDOYIN FAKOYA. Your exit has left this world one good person down. You can't be forgotten. I still have difficulty accepting but not one leaf falls from a tree without the Almighty God knowing of it. May your indeed gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen."

This tribute was added by Olayinka Adelabu on 15th March 2016

"Doyin, you will always be on my mind, you were always cheerful, full of life. Never a dull moment with you. We love you but I guess God loves you more Sun Re O! May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace"

This tribute was added by Victor Dan on 15th March 2016

"Doyin your death have filled our  hearts with pains and sorrows,.
I Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles we shared way back in Eric moore high school.
i know you've only gone to rest a little while.
Although your leaving has  caused pains and grief
We will always remember you my friend and brother ''ADEDOYIN FAKOYA''
We love you but God almighty loves you more.....
R.I.P my bro.......it is well (amen)"

This tribute was added by Oluwayemisi Omojomolo on 15th March 2016

"One thing is sure, you lived a life of happiness, you've been able to leave a bit of you in the mind of almost everyone of us you met on your journey. When we remember you we can smile, giggle or do that tiny little laughs... That's fulfilment my friend,  you were able to touch people's heart with your infectious smile, made us laugh and was fun to be around you. When we remember you, we will smile and laugh not cry because that is what you would have wanted. My prayer is that the Lord of host keeps those you left behind and comfort them in every way. Rest on His bossom Tallest!"

This tribute was added by Eboigbe Sonia on 15th March 2016

"My friend my in law all in one Your death has left so many hearts void  death you are wicked  chai how could you is still hard to believe you are gone so soon have been praying for the pas two days for God's miracle to bring you back to us How you helped me with my first Nigeria passport were others were fighting outside u gave me that vip treatment dose beautiful smiles of urs can heal a broken heart never a dull moment with you will sure tell you all about it when I see you again rip to a great man"

This tribute was added by Abiola Lawal on 15th March 2016

"I am still wondering if things could have been different.  We rest in the comfort of the HOLY GHOST. Good night aburo mi.  All I know is it is well. Shalom!"

This tribute was added by peter okodugha on 15th March 2016

"My hommie Doyenyen...You were an epitome of happiness. You ran through my mind on Friday and i called you.Little did i know it was God giving me the chance to say farewell.
"MR NO DULL MOMENT" you have left a void in our hearts,but your memories will forever bring smiles to we who were privileged to have known you.
Continue to rest in the bosom of the Lord,my dear friend."

This tribute was added by joy veracruz on 15th March 2016

"Adedoyin the news of your demise left us speechless, you were such a humble and amiable personality........this is indeed an irreplacable loss to humanity. Rest in peace my friend and confidant#"

This tribute was added by Babatunde Sipasi on 15th March 2016

"A VIBRANT AND VERY RESPECTFUL YOUNG MAN WITH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR WHOSE BRIGHT AND RADIANT FUTURE WAS CUT SHORT BY THE CRUEL ARMS OF DEATH.YOU'LL BE GRANTED ETERNAL REST IN THE BOSOM OF THE LORD........GOODNIGHT DOYIN."

This tribute was added by oluwadamilola Adefehinti on 15th March 2016

"Doyin! Doyin!! Doyin!!!, is just too soon. Bro u will live in our heart forever bcos u were FUN, HAPPINESS and GOOD. But I know u are in a better place, go on and rest in the hands of God, GOD loves u more. RIP Bro."

This tribute was added by Ogun Seyi on 15th March 2016

"I was shocked and surprised when I heard abt ur death. Oh!!! Death, where is thy sting? U were a brother to so many when u were in aguda surulere lagos nigeria, such a gentle man and always smiling. REST ON IN THE BOSSOM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST"

This tribute was added by Kenny Atanda on 15th March 2016

"Gone too soon my good friend with a gorgeous character jst can't expect what God can do in the next sec.he knows the best #RIP ADEDOYIN FAKOYA"

This tribute was added by ibrahim olakunle Awoyemi on 15th March 2016

"Remembering all the good times shared, you will forever be missed Doyin Fakoya. Good bye friend"

This tribute was added by jubril gbadamosi on 15th March 2016

"Sad to see loved ones go but with a better understanding that they have left this sinful world for a better place without no form worries. Bra you will be truly missed but rest on till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Joubril Disu on 15th March 2016

"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.  Love leaves a memory no one can steal...u're in a safe haven now my dear friend, sleep on."

This tribute was added by Bosun Oyeniya on 15th March 2016

"''We will miss you very much Doyin but we know our God is taking care of you as you are now one of his special Angels...
Death is the last chapter in time,but the first in Eternity..
RIP Adedpyin Olayiwola Fakoya '' Baba Niyen"

This tribute was added by Azeez Odueke on 15th March 2016

"I'm still shot of words bro but God knows the best,no doubt ure a rear gem ! RIP my friend my broda frm way way back."

This tribute was added by Gilbert Davies on 14th March 2016

"Still not believed that u gone so soon but rest in peace in the hand of our lord Jesus Christ.Amen."

This tribute was added by Oladoyin Babatunde on 14th March 2016

"Rest in peace .... It was like a bombshell to me. When i heard i felt a total cold through my spine. I know God love you more. Rip"

This tribute was added by Momoreoluwa Ebunoluwa on 14th March 2016

"It was a great shock when I heard that u were dead,Doyin,i remember that faithful day my husband introduced u to me as his childhood friend and still best of friends till u left this world,Doyin u were such a great guy,jovial,nice,no dull moment with you,Adedoyin Fakoya Rest in Peace"

This tribute was added by Sledge Hammer on 14th March 2016

"Just a regular night of talking and catching up,I called u to come meet some friends,u hardly drank,neither Micheal,left you guys to grab some bite of food,learnt u,Micheal and KENZO,got food too and decided to call it a night,but was shocked to hear about the accident,I was still wondering what type till I got to d Hospital. I HAVE NEVER GONE THROUGH SUCH SHOCK IN MY LIFE. GOD BLESS YOUR CALM,JOVIAL HEART BRO. RIP."

This tribute was added by Ola Ola on 14th March 2016

"Hmmm...says it all,to write is to concort wht is  not it.the question is will i stop grieving,obviously not over this irreplaceable lost...adieu adedoyin olayiwola tikare fakoya"

This tribute was added by Evelyn Bamgbose on 14th March 2016

"I'm still in shock of your passing away and still like a dream to me. You always light up the room with your jokes and laughter when ever you're anywhere. You had the kindest heart and can't believe you're gone. You will always be in our hearts. RIP Doyin"

This tribute was added by Wale Haastrup on 14th March 2016

"My heart is very heavy and writing this to you is no small feat. You're truly missed I still can't believe that you are no more. You always put a laughter on the faces of those around you. Everyone has a good word to say about you, that's the kind of person who you my friend are. You will always be in our memories. Adieu my good Friend, Adedoyin Fakoya the "longest" man I know. Doyenyen!!!"

This tribute was added by Dele Lawal on 14th March 2016

"Never selfish, always loving and kind,
These are memories you leave behind.

Mine, is just a simple prayer,
God bless and keep you in His care."

This tribute was added by Seun Okubadejo on 14th March 2016

"The world is less funny now. I'll miss your free spirit. No more stress, no more worries...rest well bro."

This tribute was added by Olaniji Aisida on 14th March 2016

"Bro, God knows best...you are a good man...jovial..kind words always!supportive!

Rest in peace bro!"

This tribute was added by Nike Okubadejo on 14th March 2016

"You will be sorely missed bro. Rest well in the bosom of the Lord."


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