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DE'VEON MARQUISE GAMMAGE

April 21, 2001 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 20)

Obituary

De'Veon Marquis Gammage was born April 21, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA to his mother Tomeka Brown and Jamahl Gammage. De'Veon was the second child of five and got the nickname Da Da along with the nickname bub from his pa pa Elsworth Freeman the man he always looked up too and loved him dearly.
De'Veon was born in Los Angeles and when he was six months we moved to San Diego CA. He attended Naranca Elementary in El Cajon, CA from kindergarten till the third grade. While attending Naranca Elementary De'Veon really won the teachers over with how bright and polite he was and being such a big helper. Growing up De'Veon was always happy and always made friends anywhere he went. In 2010 we moved to the Oak Park area where he attended Oak Park Elementary for fourth and fifth grade where he made quite a few friends. Sixth grade De'Veon attended Horace Mann middle school. While in middle school De'Veon started playing youth football for the Balboa Raiders and loved being on the field making tackles. De'Veon stayed playing youth football with the Balboa Raiders until he reached high school where he attended Patrick Henry high school and joined there football team. While attending Patrick Henry High De'Veon really made his presence known and gained a lot of friends who loved and adored him and added to his nickname da da where his friends at Patrick Henry high called him coco. On the field De'Veon was called coco thunder and was a beast on the field. When De'Veon was off the field his passion was writing stories. He always kept a pen and notebook with him and his creative mind going. De'Veon was very smart, had a awesome imagination and personality and was very well spoken with a great head on his shoulder and loved his family and friends dearly.
On December 15, 2021 De'Veon's life was short lived and God gave him his wings to come home. De'Veon leaves behind his mother Tomeka Brown, Jamahl Gammage, big sister Porschea Brown/Burns, little brother Devonte Brown, little brother Elijah Holley, little sister Tiana Holley, grandmother Thuressa Ballard/Freeman, grandpa Willie Earl Brown and a host of other family members and amazing friends. De'Veon was loved by many and he always kept his head held up high no matter what. De'Veon always had a smile on his face, always was caring and a loving person with a beautiful soul. De'Veon was a playful, funny, silly person and brought a party everywhere he went. De'Veon will be truly missed by everyone that got the pleasure to know him.

FLY HIGH MY ANGEL. 

 


 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
ANDERSON - RAGSDALE MORTUARY
5050 FEDERAL BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 92102

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
ANDERSON - RAGSDALE MORTUARY
5050 FEDERAL BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 92102

Video is available for this event


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