David LaQuan ""Biz"" George

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David LaQuan ""Biz"" George, 24, died suddenly just after midnight Friday, from injuries suffered as the victim of a single gunshot wound in the city's Heights section.

Born Nov. 12, 1988, in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a son of Yvonne R. George, with whom he recently resided. He was educated in both the Elizabeth and Wilkes-Barre Area school districts.

While at Meyers High School, he excelled in sports, including basketball and football, and was an honor roll student during his entire tenure at the school.

Self employed, ""Biz"" was an aspiring rap artist with the local rap group known as the Loud Boyzz.

In addition to his grandparents, David was preceded in death by a sister, Cheryl Thompson; and by a niece, Alia Van Pelt.

Surviving, in addition to his beloved mother, Yvonne, at home, are his step-father, Wayne Wright; his children, Ja-Kari LaQuan George, Jossiah Shakir George and Ja-Leyah Marie George; brothers, Wayne Wright and Eric George; sister Jasmin George, all of Wilkes-Barre; a host of cousins, nieces and nephews, including his special niece and friend, Cherylina Thompson.

Relatives and friends may join his family for visitation and remembrances 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Wilkes-Barre Heights location of the John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., 281 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be private and at the convenience of David's family.

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281 E Northampton St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
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Published in Times Leader from July 24 to July 25, 2013