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Jovan Maurice Bradford-Bangs

October 9, 1993 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 27)

Obituary

 

 

 

 

Known to many as either “Hands”, “Sosa”, or “Smoke”.  Born 10/09/93 at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, IL to Sherri Yolanda Bradford and Javon Maurice Baynes.  Since birth, Javon’s personality was both dynamic and excitable.  He was athletic and enjoyed playing football as a youth.  He found fun in rapping at an early age, a talent that evolved into something that he was great at.  Javon had high energy and a loving spirit that affected everyone he encountered.  He was affectionate and never met a stranger, everyone felt like a friend.  His sense of humor and ability to make others laugh was a gift to everyone who ever spent time with him.  He knew how to make you happy when you were down.  He made you laugh even if you did not want to.  Je had a love for “family” that was not necessarily defined by blood.  Not only did he bring joy to others, he was a whole vibe.  He met everyone with hugs, and no one is ever going to forget his infectious and illuminous smile.  Javon was such a handsome young man a resilient soul with unheard of physical strength.  If you never got a chance to know him, boy did you miss out!  And if you know, you know!  As of 03/11/2021, in Javon’s VOICE, “WE ALL TORE OUT!”

Left to cherish his memories are Son by love, Damon Hyatt.  Mother, Sherri & Father, Javon.  Annette Phillips (Grandmother), Dennis Pettis (Grandfather),  Roosevelt Phillips (Grandbay), Marsha Baynes (Grandmother), John Hill (Grandfather), Willie Mae Brown (Great, Great Grandmother), Brothers, Tyrone Sparkman, Savon Baynes, William Simpson, Vaugndez Baynes, Michael Bradford, and Javonte Thomas.  Sister, Starra Reynolds.  Aunts, Tartisha Phillips, Kortisha Harris, Diana Phillips, La’sharita Nichols (Kevin), and Latisha Golden.  Uncles, Kevin Bradford, Keith Phillips, Antez Golden, Michael Golden (Kamaria), and Daniel Golden.  Nephew, Kamden Baynes.  Nieces, Alayah and Sevyn Adams.  Special Friend, Audrey Hyatt, God Mother, Tara Walton, God Sisters, Bria, Taran, Tiyan, Brandi, Rian, and Rayven Thompson.  And a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, family, and Friends.

In closing, never miss an opportunity to say I love you.  Forgive quickly and hug longer.  Make time to listen and judge less.  Give advise with wisdom and love.  Allow more understanding for the shortcomings of others as you would want for yourself.  And remember to always smile, be loving and kind.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 19, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Legacy Funeral Center
921 Main Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Funeral Service
Friday
March 19, 2021

1:30 PM
Legacy Funeral Center
921 Main Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

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