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Diamante Leshawn Akines

May 13, 1997 August 7, 2020
Diamante Leshawn Akines
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Alpha: Diamante was born May 13, 1997 to Arthur and TrayliniaAkines at West Volusia Hospital Deland FL. He was given the name Diamante named after his mothers dream car, Mitsubishi Diamonte. Education: Diamante was educated through the Volusia County Public School systems while attending University High school, he was on the wrestling team where he won many wrestling matches and he also enjoyed boxing. Employment: Sporty’s Car Wash in Deland FL, where he enjoyed going every morning with a smile on his face and to spend time with his coworkers. Church affiliation: Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Daytona Beach, FL. He held a position as an Ordained Elder in charge of the Sacrament. Preceded in Death - Mother: Traylinia Williams-Akines; Brother:Nayshon Williams, Grandmother: Elnora Akines, Great Grandparents:Irvin and Ruth Huff, Great Grandmothers: Viola Williams and Florine White. Grandfather: Ricky White, Step Grandfather: Samuel L. Jackson, Uncle: Irvin Huff Jr. (Pete) Omega: August 7,2020 Diamante heard a special Angel calling his name that sounded like his mother and from that beautiful sound Diamante entered the heavenly gates leaving behind him that afternoon a beautiful rainbow. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving Father; Arthur Akines, Jr.. A loving grandmother; Delphenia Bartee and Grandfather; Sylvester Williams. One Brother: Denarrius Akines and Three Sisters: Keymora Akines, Gregoriana Smiley, Vatashia Smiley. Six Aunties: Delvesta Williams known as Tasha, Huntsville, AL. Robin (Samuel) Lewis, Marquita (Damien) Bruton, DeLand, FL. Lasvisa (Ricardo) Whitted Orlando, FL. Lisa Cooper, DeLand, FL. Capila Gaines (Kelly)Deltona, FL. Carol (William) Brown, Debra (Marvin) Matherson, Dora Akines; all from DeLand, FL. Ozzlyn Wright; Atlanta, GA, FiveUncles: Tyrone Williams, Sanford, FL. Wilbert Bartee (J.R.) OrangeCity, Maurice White, DeLand, FL. William Bartee Daytona FL,Elton Akines (Pam) Huntsville, AL. Great Aunties: Diane Huff, Agnes(Phil) Phillipe, Emma Williams, Gloria Madaus and Pauline Powell.Two Great Uncles: Sherman (Norma) Tillman; Lake Helen, FL.Herbert (Tommie) Huff, South Carolina; Two devoted friends WillieStarke, Joseph Moore and a host of loved cousins and friends that dearly loved him.

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Orange City, FL 32763

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Lincoln Memorial Final Resting Place

1031 1/2 S. Carpenter Ave
Orange City, Florida 32763

1031 1/2 S. Carpenter Ave Orange City 32763 Florida
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