John-Singleton-Obituary

John Singleton

Jan 6, 1968 – Apr 29, 2019 (Age 51)

Obituary

John Singleton wrote and directed "Boyz n the Hood" (1991), the groundbreaking urban drama film starring Ice Cube and Cuba Gooding Jr. as young men negotiating gang culture in South Central Los Angeles. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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I am sorry regarding the loss of your loved one. May the God of Comfort. continue to comfort the family.

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the film industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning, today, tomorrow and always.

Peace and Blessings to the Family. We enjoyed watching many movies of John's a shout out to black history, he ironed the victory great asset to the world. Let everyone follow the example he set forth. Godly love.The Shepherd's

Although I never met him, I found him to be an incredibly talented director. He could put you right there in the middle of it all. A man of great vision, who is gone from us much too soon.

Hi, Mr. John Singleton was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi so as head of the Sunshine Committee and on Behalf of The Kappa Alpha Psi San Bernardino Alumni Chapter we hope nothing but the best for our families as this is just a caring follow up to the loss of our Fraternity Brother John Singleton. Most importantly we are all so sorry. Please forward this caring message to his family. Warmly, Cecil Fuller Kappa Alpha Psi head of the Sunshine Committee

RIP

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the film industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning.

RIP John, and remember " Stay Up Baby Boy" !

No words can express my condolences to John's family. John will be truly missed!!! He definitely had a gift like no other that touched so many in numerous ways, foremost in his "directing skills". Boyz n the Hood is more than just a masterpiece it is indescribable genius! As you remember your dear loved one, never underestimate the power of prayer and from the God of all comfort. May God strengthen the family and know that he keeps in his memory all those who die because they...