Ja'Tavion "Hershey"-Alexander-Obituary

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Ja'Tavion "Hershey" D. Alexander

Hugo, Oklahoma

Jan 1, 1993 – Jul 4, 2020

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BORN
January 1, 1993
DIED
July 4, 2020
LOCATION
Hugo, Oklahoma

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Ja’Tavion D. Alexander “Hershey” was the first baby born in Hugo, OK on January 1, 1993. He was tragically taken from his beloved family on the night of July 4, 2020 at the age of 27.


Ja’Tavion lived in Hugo until the age of five. In the summer of 1998 Ja’Tavion’s mother relocated the family to the Oklahoma City Metropolitan area. Ja’Tavion attended school and church while there and developed a host of friendships.


Ja’Tavion was a member of Rising Star Baptist Church where he was baptized and accepted Christ at a young, tender age. He graduated from Oklahoma City Centennial High School in 2012. At OKC Centennial he was known for his football talent and it is also where he earned his nickname “Hershey”. He loved his family and children and took pride in being a great father and guidefather. Ja’Tavion also loved playing cards, football, basketball, dominoes, board games, video games, music, old school cars, dressing well, smelling great, laughing hard and helping everyone that he could. Ja’Tavion had the biggest heart and gave to anyone in need. Ja’Tavion loved the country life and enjoyed helping the city of Hugo by delivering meals to feed the elderly. He had the brightest smile and touched so many lives and will truly be missed, but never forgotten.


Ja’Tavion was preceded in death by his sister, Jamie Freeman; grandfather, Ezekiel Johnson; 1st great grandparents, Eddie and Virginia Bills, Parthenia Johnson and Rosco Tucker;2nd great grandparents, Joe and Nellie Johnson; 3rd great grandparents, Sandford & Cornelious Guess Draper; 4th great grandparents, John Guess and Dicy Hunter; 5th great grandparents, Martin Guess, Polly Colbert, MaryAnn McCoy and William B. Hunter.


Hershey is survived by his parents, Bridgett Bills-Rhodes of Oklahoma City, OK and  Jamey Alexander of Hugo, OK; four sons, Joaquin Breshears, Kingston Alexander, Maverick Ives, and Kashton Alexander;  brothers, Rah’Jay Jeffery of Oklahoma City, OK, Jishon Alexander of Valliant, OK, Javonte Alexander of Valliant, OK and Kyon Freeman of Hugo, OK;  sisters, Bre’Yell Thompson of Oklahoma City, OK and Jameisha Carter of Valliant, OK; grandparents, Van and Sandra Reynolds of Hugo, OK and Wilma Alexander and James Perry of Hugo, OK along with a host of other family, friends and loved ones.

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My deepest condolences you are in my prayers. Opal james

Man I miss you may you fly high Hersey

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.