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Jaylen Gregory McEachin


Sunrise: May 26, 1998

Sunset: August 24, 2019

During the early hours of Saturday, August 24, 2019, God called our beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend home. Jaylen Gregory McEachin, also known by Jay and Pooch was born on May 26, 1998 at Jackson Memorial
Hospital in Miami, Florida to parents Jack McEachin and Daniella Bryant.

Jaylen was a 2016 graduate of Granby High School in Norfolk, Virginia. He was newly enrolled in school for welding, but his real love was music and fashion. He had a keen eye for clothes designing and a passion for creating his own style. He enjoyed
spending time with family and friends, and those remembered for his kind and playful spirit and his contagious and infectious smile.

Jaylen was preceded in death by his grandmother, Julia McEachin, his great-grandmother, Melvina Butcher, and his aunt, Mildred McEachin-Norman. He leaves behind his parents, Jack McEachin and Daniella Bryant, big brother, Courtney Coleman,
grandparents; Gisela Garnett, Jackie Clark, Audrey Clark, great- grandfather, Carlos Garnett, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.

Although Jaylen’s journey on this earth has ended, we will continue to celebrate his legacy of love, family, and integrity. He will be missed greatly.

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    Moniqueca McEachin Smith says

    Sleep In Heavenly Peace My Dear Cousin. Love Always….

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      C.Titus says

      Rest in Love Pooch, I’m heartbroken about this one.

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    Tiera F Briley says

    On behalf of the Joann Fabrics team, you will be missed. Such an amazing young man with the highest respect for everyone. I pray that you rest well in Heaven and to the family, I am sorry for your loss. May God bless you with peace of mind and the strength to go on each day.

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      Carol Connor says

      My condolences to the family. May God’s comfort and peace surround you and His infinite love, heal your broken hearts. In Jesus name, amen. 🙏

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    Eloise Madison says

    Praying for the family

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    Irene Norman yancey says

    My prayers go out to the family. Jack hang in there because. God is able to take you through it all.I can’t make it on. Saturday because my aunt’s funeral is the same day Mrs. Irene

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    Lucretia Jones says

    I loved him like one of my own he will truely be missed my condolences to your family keeping your all in my prayers

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    Aunt Lisa & Uncle Raymond says

    You are loved and will be truly missed nephew. Prayers are continually being lifted up for our family. We love you Daniella and Jack.

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    MILDRED WILSON says

    Praying for your family during this difficult time. May God give u peace.

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    A dear friend says

    Jaylen was such a great person. He was funny, charming , talented and very caring. I wish that he was able to walk along earth longer. At least he was able to leave his memories and music so he could live forever. I pray for peace to his loving family through this hard time. You all are in my prayers, may God grant our hearts with peace . He will forever live in our hearts.

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    Nancy brooks says

    Rip gn jaylen aunty love u and u will be truly miss fly high my angel ur with ur grand mom and aunty now 😇

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    Bj virgo says

    I’ve known lil jay since he was about 5, always had a smile on his face always happy to be around his brother Courtney tried to follow his every step, my condolences out to the family from the Virgo’s

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    Your big bro lou . says

    Jaylen was an energy that was positive for every environment he blessed. I have 5 brothers and yes he is one of them . always respected and just was well rounded thanks to moms . he looks just like her. I love his passion to be like his brother since I’ve met him. I youst to joke and say ‘lil Courtney don’t make me call your brother boy’ because that’s who he admired. Not only he was better than us but he took andvange seeing our down falls and made a way to acell by growing and really becoming a man . u and my brother greig were a team . my home has been lost since trying to heal our hearts. I’m happy he is anywheree but this sick world. I still talk to u once a day aloud . love you bro and i will see u one day so you can be that’s agravating lol loving most humble human my brother had a chace to grow with. Will see you my boy at 1 and don’t be late for the party we have for u after

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    Shamara Lane says

    Love you jay forever glad i had the opportunity to make memories you will be missed

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