Archives for January 2021

Reginal Byrd

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With our deepest sorrow, we announce that Reginal Lamar Byrd, age 39 a beloved father, son, brother, family member and friend died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 23, 2021 a current resident of Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Bogalusa, LA and he attended Bogalusa High School and graduated in 1999. He also attended Southeastern Louisiana… Read complete obituary here.

Joey Antonio Davis Jr.

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Joey Antonio Davis Jr., age 17. Sunrise September 24, 2003 and Sunset January 27, 2021. PUBLIC Visitation 9:00 AM. PRIVATE Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Thursday, February 4, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North… Read complete obituary here.

Jo’lon “Katt” D. Calhoun

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Ms Jo’lon “Katt” Domynique Calhoun, age 32. Sunrise January 18, 1989 and Sunset January 26, 2021. Jo’lon Domynique Calhoun transitioned to be with the Lord on January 26, 2021. Jo’lon was born to Yolonda Curtis and Perry Calhoun on January 18, 1989, in Dayton, Ohio. She attended Columbus City Schools and was employed at the… Read complete obituary here.

Tyrone Souel


Tyrone B. Souel age 64 passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. He was born March 27, 1955. Tyrone was known for his kindness, sensitivity and ability to help whoever he could without question. Tyrone attended Columbus Public Schools and graduated from Groveport H.S. Tyrone was a lover of old school R&B, old movies and… Read complete obituary here.

Erick Smith, Jr


Erick Alexander Smith Jr., age 25 was born September 27, 1995 to Eric and Sharon Smith. He went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly January 14, 2021. Erick graduated from Bishop High School/ Fort Hayes in 2013. Erick had many talents and he had a loving soul, and loved everyone he came in contact… Read complete obituary here.

David B Petty


Mr David B Petty, age 62. Sunrise March 31, 1958 and Sunset January 25, 2021. David was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High, served in the U.S. Army and was a skilled Fork Lift Operator. He was preceded in death by his parents Mable Petty and Walter Jones. Left to cherish his memory, wife, Sandra… Read complete obituary here.

James D. Weatherspoon Sr.

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James “Jimmy” Devon Weatherspoon Sr., age 56, life-long resident of Columbus, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on January 23, 2021, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Jimmy was born on June 20, 1964, to the late Eugena Weatherspoon, and was the eldest of three children. Jimmy grew up on the East Side of Columbus and… Read complete obituary here.

Annie C. Scott

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Annie C. Scott known as “Sook” 76 passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at ECHO Manor in Pickerington, Ohio. Annie was born on June 14, 1944 in Mobile, Alabama. Annie moved to Ohio in the late 60’s where she began her career at the State of Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation as a data… Read complete obituary here.

Francis Martin


Francis W. Martin, born in Columbus, Ohio on November 2, 1939 attended Central High School. For many years he commanded control of the roads as a truck driver. Francis was truly a jack of all trades and would share his knowledge with anyone that would listen. To know him was to love him, and never… Read complete obituary here.

Larry Watts


Larry Eugene Watts, age 74. Sunrise September 16, 1946 and Sunset January 24, 2021. Visitation 10:00am and Memorial Service 11:00am Monday, February 1, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave. Offer Condolence for the family of Larry Watts Print Obituary & Condolences