Gidean M. Ferdinand, a.k.a. “Giddy” of Estate Concordia, transitioned into eternal life on June 16, 2022.
He was preceded in death by his father, Octave Ferdinand; mother, Petrona Ferdinand; brother Simon Ferdinand; aunt Catherine Ferdinand; uncles Hubert” Whiskey” Ferdinand, Robert “Charlie” Ferdinand and Andrew James.
He is survived by his sisters Cathy Ferdinand, and Octavia “Rose” “Tavie” Ferdinand-Hendrickson; nieces/daughters Charis Ferdinand, Jahmilla Hendrickson, Jira Hendrickson, and Cattisha Cadette; nephew/son Joseph “Chocolate Thunder” Hendrickson; great-nephews Elton Williams Jr. and Kamalie Charles; Aunts Maryann Ferdinand (SLU), Judith Ferdinand, and Henrietta Ferdinand; Uncles Francis “Teacher” Ferdinand, Ignatius “Roto” Ferdinand, Fenton “Hilroy” “Pansie” Ferdinand, Victor Vincent, and Theotin “Torney” Ferdinand; cousins Natasha Ferdinand, Liz Ferdinand, Fabian Philip, Sabina Philip, Celina Philip, Serena Philip, Gemma Philip, Anatolia Philip, Davyier Ferdinand, Cathrine Hodges, Kristie Quinlan, Fernanda Ferdinand, Jeanette Ferdinand, Ignatia Ferdinand, Iesha Ferdinand, Julie Antoine, Robertina Ferdinand, Zona Ferdinand, Raymonese Ferdinand, Zita Ferdinand, Larry Philip, Davie Ferdinand, Franeil Ferdinand, David “Jacker” Ferdinand, Gyrell Ferdinand, Garfield Leo Ferdinand, Kimmy Ferdinand, Jerlani Ferdinand, Burtie Ferdinand, Robinson Ferdinand, Romeo Ferdinand, Broiluis Ferdinand, Taj Ferdinand, Marlon Thomas and Michael Vincent Jr.; special friend Stephanie Samuel, Caribbean Home Health Care, Corleen Petersen-Batt, Iris Escobar, Jessica Casanova, Latisha Rawlins, Sheniqua Belardo-Mason, Latoya Houangai, Annette Francis and Latoya Williams; close friends Miriam Greene and Family, Matthew Vernge and Family, Clavier Family, Frederick Family, Freddy Barrant and Family, Pascal Family, Rene Family, Illaraza Family, Chapman Family, Francis Family, Christopher Family, Cherubin Family, Cheryl Francis-Applewhaite, and Jason St. Jules, and other family and friends too numerous to mention.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 at Frederiksted Baptist Church. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m., with service at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
James Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.