Omar Kasharif Hightower was born September 17, 1984 to Tyra L. Hightower and Joseph Robinson, Jr. He departed this life on July 5, 2013.
Born in Trenton, N.J., Omar was educated in the Trenton public school system and attended Mercer County Community College. He was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing baseball in his spare time.
Omar was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Deloris Brown and Larry James Hightower. He leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Tyra L. Hightower; his father, Joseph Robinson, Jr.; two children, Ayanna K. Hightower and Omar K. Hightower, Jr.; his fiancée, Erica E. Lawson; two brothers, Deshawn Clark and Kyree Robinson; an uncle, Kevin A. Hightower; two special great-aunts, Joann Berry and Jewel Holmes; paternal grandparents, Doris and Joseph Robinson, Sr.; a special cousin, Kevin J. Barnes and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 340 Rev. S. Howard Woodson Way, Trenton, N.J. Calling hours will be from 9 a.m. until time of services at the church. Interment Ewing Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Hughes Funeral Home, Trenton, N.J.