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Steve Jack Dies at 55

Steve Jack

Steve Jack was born on Jan. 26, 1969, on St. Croix and passed away on May 24, 2024, at the age of 55 in Tampa, Fla. Steve’s early communities were Red Brick, Ralph D. Chabert, and John F. Kennedy. He attended Pearl B. Larsen Elementary, Juanita Gardine Elementary, Elena Christian Junior High and St. Croix Central High School.

Steve was known for his love of sports, especially track and field, basketball and cycling. He believed in standing up for what was right and lending his voice to those who needed it most. His unwavering commitment to family and fellowship will forever be remembered as a shining example of the difference one person can make in the world. Steve’s generosity, kindness and infectious laughter left a mark on everyone fortunate enough to know him.

Steve is preceded in death by his wife, Tijuana Kelly; mother, Leova Harris; sister, Shermaine Jack; nephew, Thomas Lee Dortch Jr.; and uncle, Ralph Herbert Sr.

He is survived by his daughters: Khaliah Gilbert and Ms. Aniyah Kelly; grandson, Jayce Gilbert; brothers: Sherman Jack, Malcolm Hughes, Wanson Harris, Xavier Jack and Anthony Jack; sisters: Diane Jack, Sandra Jack, Wanda Harris, Giselle Ambrose and Erica Miller.
Steve is also survived by his son-in-law, James Gilbert Jr.; sisters-in-law: Rayna Harris and Victoria Jack; and an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Though Steve may no longer walk among us, his spirit lives on in the hearts of those he touched. His legacy of love, resilience and dedication to family will forever inspire us. As we bid farewell to a beloved son, father, husband, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, let us carry forward the lessons he imparted and the memories he cherished.

Rest in peace, Steve Jack. Your journey may have ended, but your spirit will forever shine bright in our hearts.

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