Jesse Lee Richards Jr. died on Dec. 20 at his residence on St. John. He was 38 years old.
He is survived by his parents: Jesse Lee Richards Sr. and Cecile Victoria Thomas-Richards; adopted mother, Shirley Robinson; fiancée: Crystal George; children: Jah-kobi Isaah, Jaden Xavier, Justin Alexander, Jayson Lee and Jazmyn Cecelia Richards; sister-in-law, Shirley Grant; bother-in-law, Alfred G. Daley Jr.; sisters: Jessica Richards-Daley and Jessima Richards; brothers: Juriel and Jeremeih Richards, and Mario Josselin (adopted); nieces: Rielle and Leilani Richards; nephew, Sean Richards-Daley; Alfred Daley III, Omari and Omani Josselin; and aunts: Sharon Richards, Elsie Thomas-Trotman, Carolyn D. Thomas, Carolyn A. Thomas, Lydia Thomas-Brow, Bernice Boynes, Veronica Powell, Veronica Jackson and Karen D. Richards.
He is also survived by uncles: Earle Richards Sr., Philip Jackson, Carl Powell Sr., Noel Boynes Sr. and Leayle Trotman; great aunts: Ina Lee, Claudette Perrotte, June Knight, Mercedes, Rosa, Debbie and Emma Samuels, Joyce Charles, Aurelia Donovan and Thelma McDowell; great uncles: Melville and Mervin Samuels, Alva and Alford Richards; as well as many more family members too numerous to name.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the viewing to be held at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 31, at Bethany Moravian Church, St. John. Interment will follow at Bethany Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Hurley Funeral Home and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and Tortola. For directions and online condolences, please visit us at www.hurleydavisfuneral home.com