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Rodney Emmanuel McIntosh Sr. Dies

Rodney Emmanuel McIntosh Sr.

Rodney Emmanuel McIntosh Sr. died on April 29.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ingerborg Bastian McIntosh.

He is survived by his sons: Rodney Jr., Arthur “Bamboo,” Steve “Blackhead,” and Anthony Bow McIntosh; daughters: Beverly McIntosh, Stephanie McIntosh Luis and Nicole McIntosh Christian;  sons adopted by love: Garrett (Gary), Dean, Reginald and Dale Ritter; daughter adopted by love, Desiree Ritter Lambertis; sister, Michelle McIntosh Parrish; brothers: Roland, Mark and  Owen McIntosh; the grandchildren include Arthur’s Atimah, Ohzani and Jahfiyah; Beverly’s children: Michael and Carizma; Stephanie’s children: Simonique, Shomari and Jahnoi: Steve’s child, Nandie; Anthony’s children: Dara, Dana, Demarcus, Terrick, LaQuan, Kijani and Ayden; Nicole’s children: N’kosi, N’Kira, N’kisha; and Dale’s children: Nefiteria and Nabria.

He is also survived by great-grandchildren: Arthur: John, Jelani and A’maiya; Beverly: Morgan, Amani, Xavier and Kymani; Stephanie: Housani, Jazara, Ahimelech, Arioch, Auset, Ravough, Suhon, Iylah, Kimori; nieces: Janelle, Kimaree, Indolicia, Markela, Angelisa, Delanie and Nyesha McIntosh Ashana Joseph, Donna Delacey, Athena and Bobby Heywood; nephews: Wayne Brown, Lionel and Avery Fawkes, Douglas, Donnie and Billy Heywood. Terrance and Darwin Heywood (deceased) Mark Jr., Nathan, Ajahla (deceased), Arron, Nairem, Rolando (deceased) Ray Jr. and Freddie McIntosh, Swaheil Joseph, Ray Christopher and James Parrish. daughters-in-law: Shinelle McIntosh, Lana, Sandra, Gloria Ritter and Brenda Parris McIntosh; sisters-in-law: Armel McIntosh (deceased) Annette and Frances McIntosh; and sons-in-law: Vigilio Benny Luis (deceased), Albion Lambertis and Paul Christian.

Other survivors include cousins and cousins and special friends: Alvin Milligan and the Senior Center family and staff, Betty Inniss, Cynthia Douglas Hodge, Anna Brewster, K’Shylah Friday, Ruth Coggins, Bernette Matoo, Luz McDaniel, Felix DeAza Encarnacion, Lorne Dawson and family, Harvey Nielsen and family, Meridith Nielsen and family, Jamal Nielsen and Family, Helen Shirley and family, Rae Armstrong, Brenda Bastian, Haydee Pichardo, Erine Ritter, Francisco “Fling” Nazario, Rosie Sackey, Norma Christian, Richard Nicks, Viola Matthew, Madeline “Maddie” Garcia, Wayne Henry, Vivian Henry, Shermaine Henry, France “Fanny”  McIntosh Petersen and Sheila Gore; as well as other family and friends too numerous to mention.

A viewing is scheduled for 4-6 p.m., Thursday, May 23, at Divine Funeral Services Chapel.

A second viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 24, at St. Patrick’s Church in Frederiksted, St. Croix. Interment will be at the Frederiksted Cemetery.

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