Donterius A. Washington

July 16, 2004 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 15)


Mr. Donterius A. Washington of Gainesville, Florida passed away peacefully to be with his lord and savior Thursday, January 30, 2020.  

Donterius Washington was born on July 16, 2004 to his mother, Kiri Thomas, father, Don Washington and Godmother Deborah White, in Gainesville, FL, where he attended school at Buchholz High.  He loved to play basketball and was inspiring to be just like his favorite player Stephen Curry.

Donterius was loved and cherished by so many, he was an amazing, well mannered, respectful kid.  DJ loved his siblings and he did not let anyone hurt them. (he didn’t play about them LOL) He enjoyed sitting on his grandma’s porch listening and rapping to his favorite rapper Fredo Barg (y’all shoulda heard him freestyling LOL) He touched so many and brought us so much joy on a daily basis. DJ, your mom, dad, sisters, brothers, family and friends want to let you know that we love you so so so much and that you are truly missed. Now fly high my boy and watch over all of us. Xoxoxo

Special Thanks to Officer Will H.

He leaves to cherish his memories 

MOM: Kiri Thomas

DAD: Don Washington

BROTHER: Jamal Damarius Washington

SISTERS:  Jada Washington, Dariani Lee

GRANDMOTHER: Brenda Gordon (Gary Gordon), Rachel Jones

GRANDFATHER:  Clinton Thomas (Vera Thomas), Larry Washington

AUNTS:  Kimberly Hale, Christina Gordon (Jamel Dennis),Tatiana Jones, Kathryn Bolden (Ernest Smith),Labrittany Jones, Rajina Hall, Shermeka Robinson (Ceaser Robinson) Victoria Johnson ( Relemon Adams), Valerie Thomas. Leanna Thomas, Shemika Mitchell, Toccara Banks ( Melvin Haynes)

UNCLES:  Columbus Hale (Brittany Lopez), Anthony Jones (Kia Jones), Craig Thomas (Tamara Walker), Clinten Thomas ( Brittany Thomas),  Donte Washington

GREAT AUNTS:  Elise Stewart, Mary Washington

A Host of Aunts and Uncles

COUSINS LIKE BROTHERS:  Xavier Robinson, Andre Jones, Anthony Mack, Ontarius Robinson, Xzavion Henderson, Jamarion Hall, Tyearius Jones, Trevarius Jones, Cameron Thomas, Caliph Thomas, Amir Smith, Amare Smith, Tristan Stewart, Craig Thomas, Jr., Derrion Harris, Mike Mike, James, Zachariah, Andree, Isaiah

COUSINS LIKE SISTERS: Shanaria Robbins, Aniah Mack, Foreva Smith, Antanae Mack, Promise Smith, Keniya Henderson, Seantaijah Kelly, Blessing Stewart, Cali Thomas, Jimmiah Ross, Taraji, Zanyah, Taniya, Twandajha, Allenie, Shakaneya, I’Naysia, Daemani

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 Service Program


February 7, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Multipurpose Facility
1124 NE 3rd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609

Celebration of Life
February 8, 2020

1:00 PM
Buchholz High School
5510 NW 27th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606

Interment following funeral service
February 8, 2020

Grasslawn Cemetery
2837 NW 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609

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