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Donald Alphonso Christian Dies at 52

Donald Alphonso Christian Donald Alphonso Christian, also known as “Duke,” of Upper Love died on Tuesday, Nov. 15. He was 52 years old.

He is survived by his daughters: Akilah and Shanika Christian; mother, Ecilma Christian; companion: Stacy Joseph; sisters: Rita Lawson, Carol Williams, Joyce Caines and Angela Christian; brother, John Christian; nieces: Maya Christian, Omisha Williams and M’Kaila Caines; nephews: Kenneth Lawson and Mateo Martin; aunts: Inez Williams, Zula Byron, Florabel Miller, Agneta Bailey and Arlene Hopkins; uncles: Christel Byron, Glenworth Byron, Peter Christian, Augustin Christian and Bernard Christian; and brothers-in-law: Kenneth Lawson, Norman Williams Jr. and Dwight Caines.

He is also survived by godchildren: Letisia Williams-Thomas, Le’Necia Brewster and Masoy Henry; special friends: Delroy Byron (special cousin), James Henry (special cousin), Indolacia Matthew and the Virgin Islands Cycling Federation; cousins and other relatives: the Byron, Christian, Francis, Bailey, Miller and Williams families, Carmellia Joseph, Gale Joseph, the McAlpins, the Bairds, the Edneys, Leticia Hurley and Adrian Martin; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing held at 9:30 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mount Pleasant. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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