Ahmad R. Brooks-McClinton
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Poughkeepsie - Ahmad R. Brooks-McClinton, a life-long resident of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. died April 3rd, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Medial Center in Poughkeepsie.
Ahmad was born December 15, 1983 to Linda McClinton and Henry McClinton Jr. Ahmad graduated from Franklin Delano Roosevelt High in Hyde Park, N.Y. He held numerous jobs in the surrounding area and attended Dutchess Community College. Ahmad loved anything to do with music and his passion was to rap. In his spare time you would find him in the studio making beats and preparing to battle with his friends.
Ahmad is survived by his parents Linda and Henry, and God-parents Jacqueline and Alexander Harrison, three sons, Zyiheir McClinton, Bashawn McClinton,Jahmadi, McClinton and a companion Tonia Jackson. Ahmad is also survived by five sisters Brandi McClinton of Ft Lauderdale, FL., Rafae McClinton, of Troy, N.Y., Latoyia McClinton, Chakyeria and Juanita Brooks all of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Seven brothers: Henry McClinton III, Keenan McClinton, Samuel McClinton, all of Poughkeepsie. Ticero McClinton of Kingston, N.Y., Rasham McClinton, John Brooks, David Brooks all of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He is also survived by five god sisters and five god brothers. Three aunts Barbara Williams of Tampa, FL, Angela Nathan of the Bronx, N.Y. and Brenda Rudolph of Brooklyn, N.Y.; five uncles, Jace Gatewood of Atlanta, GA, Thomas McKinney of Albany, N.Y.. Walter McKinney, William McKinney, Levy Lassiter Jr. all of Poughhkeepsie. Many great aunts and uncles.
Ahmad is predeceased by David Brooks, Alberta McKinney, Levy Lassiter Sr., Wanda Evans, Rosetta and Henry McClinton Sr. Ahmad had a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will cherish his memories.
In my father's House are many mansions; I go to prepare a place for you...John 14:2
Ahmad will lie in repose 10-11am Tuesday, April 9, at Gabriels House of Restoration 249 Hooker Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Services 11am at the church. Pastor Jacqueline Thomas- Harrison officiating. Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Homes 43 Fairview Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY 12601." Committed To Being The Very Best". Call us anytime at 452-2894 or 452-6143
Rhodes Funeral Home
43 Fairview Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Apr. 7 to Apr. 8, 2013