- 40 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 7, 1971
- Place of birth:
Bronx, New York, United States
- Date of passing: Dec 2, 2011
- Place of passing:
Lynchburg, South Carolina, United States
|Let the memory of Jamal be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one,
Jamal Durant, 40, born on July 7, 1971 and passed away on December 2, 2011.
We will love and remember him forever.
Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free
I'm following the path God has laid you see.
I took His hand when I heard His call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day,
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way.
I found peace at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joys.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
O yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I savored much,
Good friends, good times, a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and peace to thee,
God wanted me now, He set me free.
FAMILY & FRIENDS
Light a candle to remember, may it burn ever so bright
As we look to the heavens every day and night.
Beyond the stars, our dear Jamal soared
Embraced by his Savior on heaven's shores.
As the angels protect him and sing his sweet name
We honor his life with the glow of this flame.
So we light a symbolic candle every day and night
As a symbol of our love and his eternal life.
"5yrs. and still can't understand why you! Words can never express how much it hurts that you are not here. I know by now you all are together looking down on us. All I ask that all of you continue looking down on us until we meet again in heaven. You and Felecia picture are the first thing I look at every morning. Some days it put a smile on my face then it's day when I cry just because your not here.
Love you always"
"Woooooowwwwwww Jamal, it's really been 5yrs!!!"
"Happy Birthday Jamal!!!
I miss you so much.
"Happy Birthday Mally Mal!!!"
"Wishing you was here so I could give you a big hug and kiss and tell you Happy Birthday!!! But I know you are up in heaven enjoying your your special day with the family. Love you all!!
Until we meet again SIP
"Happy Father's Day Cuzzo Love and miss you daily."
"Wishing you a Happy Father's Day up in heaven. I wish you was still here with us but God had other plans for you .Continue being that angel that is watching over your family.I know by know that Felecia is in heaven with you and the rest of the family.
Love you guys
"Can't believe that 4yrs, have gone by.I still have your picture sitting on my dresser where i look at you everyday hoping i can just get one more chance to hug you and let you know how much I love and miss you.Until we meet again in heaven sip. Continue looking down on your family!!
"Wow Bro...4 years already?.. I know you're continuing to watch over the fam..and I know you see Jamal Jr. Lol He reminds me of you so much. He definitely has your swag ☺ Only thing I know Priscilla wishes had, is your cleanliness lol Hopefully he will soon. They're all doing great. The kids are coming into themselves very well. I know you're proud of them. We all miss and love you... Continue to Rest In Peace Bro"
"Missing you cousin. I smile when I think of you. Gone too soon, but I know that you are wrapped in God's arms. Love your family..."
"Wow this time is always hard. I still remember having to make that call. But in my heart I know you're free and a peace. Take care and continue to watch over us. RIP much love. Landa"
"Still feels like yesterday continue to RIP love you"
"Happy Birthday Bro.... Continue to look over the family... I know its you... I see you bro lol love you always..."
"Happy Birthday cuzzo love and miss you daily continue to watch over the fam."
"There are two bright stars in the sky today, one is the Star of God and one is you! I hope you keep shining bright. Happy Birthday!!!
"Happy 44th bday..... Gone but never forgotten luv always :) :)"
"I know your mom is right next to you celebrating this special day with you.While i am down here looking up shouting Happy Birthday Jamal!!
Love both of you
"Happy 44th Birthday Cousin. (70's babies) We think of you often. Continue to sleep in peace. Love Fleebe"
"Happy Birthday Jamal!! You are extremely missed. Things have been so different (I'm quite sure you see). Continue to watch over your kids and love ones. We miss you so much! You are still loved, thought of, and looked at through your pictures. We love & miss you Jamal,,, real talk! ALWAYS & FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS! Happy birthday up in heaven,,,,"
"Jamal continue to be that angel that watches over his family i just walked out of my room and the ceiling fell down.I knew you will always be there for the family.!! Our guardian angel.
Love you Brenda"
"Happy Father's Day Jamal continue to be the best father looking down on your children making sure they are alright.God bless and S.I.P
Love you always Brenda"
"It's so hard to believe 3yrs.has gone by sense you left us.Each day i'm wishing you can just come back to us .I want just one last time to hug and tell you how much I love you!! I looked at your picture today and could do nothing but cry still missing you like crazy until we meet again S.I.P.
Love you always Brenda"
"MISSING YOU LIKE CRAZY!!!! I look at your picture every day and still can't believe you're gone. It's been 3 years but it feels like yesterday. You are constantly thought of, talked about, and extremely missed by the Hubster and I. (Your best friend life has NOT been the same without you. I know you see him. It hurts my heart seeing him without his right hand.) YOU ARE ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER & EVER! My one of a kind Jamal. Miss you soooo much! We love you Jamal! Continue to RIP and watch over your love ones,, (especially your kids) YOU ARE DEFINITELY MISSED BY MANY,,,, xoxoxo"
"Happy Birthday. Still can't believe your gone. I miss your jokes and laugh. Rest in Peace much love today, tomorrow and always.
Love ya Lil Cuz....Landa"
"Happy Birthday to you!!! You are missed....you always put a smile on our face when we think about some funny story you've told us. #71kids
Rest easy cousin..love you"
"Just wanted to say Happy Birthday Jamal! Wishing I could put my arms around you and tell you how much I love and miss you! I want you too keep doing what you do watching down on your family. Still thinking and missing you daily!
Forever love you Brenda"
"Happy Birthday Jamal!!!
"Happy Father's Day big cousin!!!!!!! Missing you so much luv you until we meet again. Continue to S.I.P."
"Missing u in this moment. Luv u cuzzo. Til we meet again.
"2 Years have passed and you are truly missed. Continue to Rest In Peace Jay!"
"Two years has gone by sense you left us in body, but your soul will always be with us.I have a picture on my dresser of you, it makes me smile everyday just knowing your with me.I love and miss you daily. Until we meet in heaven god bless you!!
Love you always Brenda"
"Heyyyy my Jamal!!! Just wanted to drop by with a few words,, You are greatly missed & thought of all the time. Life for your boy Rah is just not the same any more. Smh.He'll never have another you!:(
WE MISS YOU JAMAL! I know you're looking down on us & you see it all,,, continue being his/our angel.
Love you & miss my one of a kind much! Xoxo"
"I can't believe I'm smiling right now although it seems like yesterday you were taking from us every time I think of you its something funny my mom had me laughing and tearing about the past surgery your aunt Maggie had and how big you would have made it lying and sounding like the truth. I love you and miss you so much. Until we meet again"
"Just wanted to say Hi Big Bro...even though I know you're watching over the fam, just wanted to let you know the kids are doing good..Jamal Jr. Reminds me so much of you...always wearing basketball shorts under his pants lol ready for a game..Lea plays ball too now so you're athletic gene is definitely in them... 2 yrs have past but you're spirit is always felt & you are forever missed... love you & talk to ya later :)"
"Happy Birthday Cuz,
I love you dearly, I listened to "Don't Cry for Me" and I thought of you I know your in a better place and your at peace. But I promise it hurts so much I often think about our last conversation. I love and miss you. I know we will see each other again. Love Landa"
"Happy Birthday Jamal!!! Always on my mind; forever in my heart.
"Happy Birthday Jamal!!!! You are truly missed. I love you so much continue to rest in peace ."
"Happy birthday babes keep shinning. Love you always"
"Happy Birthday Jamal!! It is still so hard to believe ur not here with us, but I know ur looking down on us daily. I miss you like crazy.
Love you always Brenda"
"Happy Father's Day Jamal"
"Happy Father's Day Jamal!
"Missing you much Jamal,,,,,,, you'll ALWAYS be my one of a kind who accepted me even through my "crazy moments" :) Loving you much and thinking of you often. We love you dearly! Xoxo"
"It is still hard to believe that you are gone... So many wonderful, funny memories of The Boston Road Crew (Boogie Down Bronx).. When El told me you passed I could not believe my ears. My heart cried out for the friendship that we will no longer have but I am glad that our paths have crossed. Rest in Peace Brother you are definitely missed. Love Ya Jay"
"Hi Jamal you are definitely missed! The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained. Continue to Rest In Peace! Raheem's cousin Renie!"
"I Love You Jamal... I know you are watching down on all of your family and friends... One day we will all understand why you were taken away from us so soon..It makes me cherish my Family even more...LOVE You headmo.. :-)"
"Seems like it was just yesterday don't Knw where the time has gone but here we are. You will always be in my heart an I will never forget you. I remember they day you left never thought it would be the last time I would see you again. I Knw your watching over everyone keep shining and always remember you will be dearly missed. Luv u"
"Jamal you may not be here in the physical but you will forever remain present in our hearts. We miss you so much. The memories we have of you are full of laughter each time we reflect on something you said or did. Love you cousin..RIP"
"Miss Jamal's loving way. His greetings of a smile and usually a hug. miss his sense of humor. He could make me laugh until I was crying. Never forgot the ride from Lynchburg to Lancaster for Carl & Sheila's wedding. He had everyone in the car roaring with laughter the entire trip. I thank God for Jamal and am comforted to sense he's in Jesus Christ's care now.."
"Missing you , thinking of you and always remembering that God loves you most. Rest with the Angels my friend."
"This day one year ago was so painful. Today my heart has smiled all day thinking about you and all the smiles you put on my face knowing your in a better place, Love you and miss you your Lil cuz Reninnea, Oren, and baby Maddy. Oh yeah Omar said wat'z up."
"It's been a year since i lost half of me my twin aka big brah jamal godbless u love u brah see u when i get there!"
"Can't believe it has been a year already. Man, I miss your face!! I remember waken up after saying good night to u and you would still be at the house from the night before raiding my fridge and swearing u had just gotten there.. I can still here your voice echoing in my head telling me to knock it off... You are truly missed, love u to pieces Jamal .. May u continue to Sleep In Peace."
"Can't believe a year has gone by.But i'm still waiting every Sunday for that knock on the door with tears in my eyes It is hard to believe your gone but you will never be forgotten!"
"God looked around his garden
and found an empty space.
He then looked down upon the earth,
and saw your tired face.
He put His arms around you
and lifted you to rest.
God's garden must be beautiful
he always takes the best."
"Can't believe it's been a year already, things are not the same without u here. I was going thru my phone last weekend and came across the voicemail u left me on nov 1, 2011 and it brought tears to my eyes. I miss ya silly butt and as I write this I continue to tear up.. You will forever be in my heart.. Love and miss u.
Your lil cuz, Mesha"
"WOW.... TIME FLIES! A YEAR ALREADY. I KNOW G-D IS USING YOU FOR GOODNESS. MAY YOUR SPIRIT BE BLESSED. YOU'RE FOREVER IN MY HEART. FOREVER MISSED. R.I.P. PRAY YOUR FAMILY IS BEING STRONG AND HOLDING TIGHT TO YOUR MEMORIES. BE STRONG FAMILY..... XOXOXOXO. <3"
"Already a year has passed since you became our Angel.. still can't believe it.. the family is holding strong & I know you're watching over us.. Jamal Jr reminds me of you so much, definitely is your son... miss you much big bro & continue to watch over us.. love you"
"Rest in perfect peace, Jamal!"
"The last time I saw you, you were a little guy with a HUGE spirit…..When your mom passed, I often wondered about you and Shawana….I knew she would take care of you because her quiet spirit loved you far before your mother’s death….When I read the article about your death, it hurt my heart for several reason; for your kids, for your family/friends and more importantly for your sister for I knew tha"
"IT WASN'T ENOUGH LINES. I KNOW G-D NEEDED YOU. NOBODY HAS A BIG HEART, BIG ATTITUDE, BIG SMILE, BIG COURAGE, LIKE YOU. I PRAY HE'LL USE YOU TO CONTINUE LOOKING OUT FOR US AS YOU DID WHEN YOU WERE HERE. WITHOUT QUESTION YOU WERE THERE. MAY HIS MEMORY BLESS HIS FAMILY WITH LAUGHTER OF HIS CRAZY CHARACTER INSTEAD OF TEARS. SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS FAMILY. XOXO <3."
"MY DEAREST FRIEND I'M SO VERY SAD TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR ACCIDENTAL DEATH IN ONE EAR. IN THE OTHER EAR KNOWING G-D DOESN'T MAKE MISTAKES. WE HAD SOME GOOD AND CRAZY FUN TIMES. FROM THE THE VERY FIRST TIME WE MET. MY FIRST FIGHT MY FIRST KISS, MY FIRST FRIEND. LOVED YOU THEN, NOW, AND FOREVER. THANKS FOR THE VISITS! :'( MAY YOU BE BLESSED, FORGIVEN, MERCY AND AT PEACE. LOVE YOU TYE!"
"happybirthday jamal i will miss you i love you and you will always have a place in my heart love always leslie croxton"
"JAMAL,JAMAL,JAMAL always my big teddy bear! I'm reading all these beautiful words, tears swelling in my eyes. I wish I could hug u one more time, but than that wouldn't be enough either. missing u like crazy. Love u always, Crystal"
"Happy belated Birthday... Know that I will never forget my crazy cousin Jamal who always cracked me up with his silly self! I will love and miss you forever and always."
"I thought of you yesterday. I am so grateful to have gotten to reconnect with you last summer after 20+ years since our days at Truman. It is still so hard to believe that you are no longer with us. You are always in my heart and I will always cherish our friendship. Happy birthday Jamal!"
"Well Happy 41st Birthday you are truly missed. I miss hearing your voice and that laugh I will never forget it. We grew up together fighting, playing, and walking to school together we are more than cousins the Third Avenue Bunch are brothers and sisters. Please Rest -Peace. I know I will see you again in Heaven . Love you Yogi"
"Happy bday Jamal! May u continue to REST IN PEACE... Love u!"
"Happy birthday Jamal
Still waiting everyday for that knock
On the door that phone to ring i am still
Holding on to that $20 spot.
Missing you like crazy!!!!
Love you always Brenda"
"Happy B-day I miss that smile & jokes so much you are in my thoughts every day. happy birthday today is your day miss you.
Love, (Sister) Julia"
"they buried the only brother i never had..i lost a big part of me when you died..we were way more than cousins...i miss u so much....hold a place for me up there...i luv u"
"Happy Bday I miss you so much you are always in my thoughts every all day. Happy Birthday today is your day! Here's looking at you babes."
"Happy Birthday Jamal,
Still can't get over the fact that your not here with us anymore, but I do know u are around the family enough for us to continue talking about how silly u are.. Wish u were physically here so we could all sit together at grandma house just cracking jokes... Love u to pieces.."
"Happy Birthday Jamal, I miss you big bro... love you"
"Happy birthday dear friend I know u gone but we will meet again. U not here but never forgotten. I miss ur smile our nick names we gave gave each other our pool games our basketball game we would always compete n a fun way! I know u r n a better place wit god nomore worrying about money or anything! I love u big brah always!"
"Happy Birthday cousin. Continue to watch over us. We miss you so much. Love your family"
"Happy Birthday G-Man!!!
Everyday in some small way
Memories of you come my way
Though absent, you are always near
Still missed, loved and always dear
Love, Aunt Betty"
"Happy Birthday Jamal! Love Wonnie"
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