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Dewalayn M. (Duke) Carter

July 2, 1988 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 33)

Obituary

Mr. Dewalayn M. Carter took his journey to his Heavenly home on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Ashtabula County Medical Center in Ashtabula, OH.

Mr. Carter, affectionately known as “Duke” or “Dookie Duke” (by his Mom) was born on July 2, 1988 in Youngstown to Leonard (LenDean) Carter and LaShonda (Lady C) Cornwell. He attended Wilson High School, but never finished due to Sickle Cell ailments. Dewalayn enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, video games, music making beats, playing the drums and spending time with his family. He was an avid Denver Broncos fan.

He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved mother, LaShonda Cornwell; his father, Leonard Carter, Nephews, Khari, Kareem and Kaden; a niece, Shai;; his brothers, Elliot, Leonard Dean Carter Jr., Emmanuel; sisters, Shai, Kendra and Lenaja; aunts, Shanel and Shannon; uncles, Marcus (Mary), Sidney, Keo, Develle, Howard, Clayton, Mike B., Mike P., Al (Big Boob), and Derek L. Carter Sr.; his grandmothers, Sharon Carter and Beverly Phillips.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Lee Andrew Carter and Sidney Cornwell; his great grandparents, Luella Jones, Harry Reed, Joyce Carter and Rev. A. D. Carter.

Visitation will be Monday, November 22, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 22, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home Inc.
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

Funeral Service
Monday
November 22, 2021

3:00 PM
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home Inc.
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

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