Hakeem O. Alfred, also known as “Pando,” died on Aug. 27. He was 28 years old.
He is survived by his mother, Bridgette M. Williams; father, Michael Alfred; companion: Brisa Figueroa; daughters: Diamond Alfred, Destiny Alfred and Ah’layasia Alfred; son, Hakeem O. Alfred Jr.; sisters: Keisha Rivera, Melika Alfred, Makaila Alfred and Makaira Alfred; and brothers: Shaquan Prentice, Michael Alfred Jr., Malachi Alfred and Malik Alfred.
He is also survived by nieces: Keishyra Navarro, Ahmira Navarro and Royal Prentice; nephews: Francisco Navarro Jr. and Kaydin Navarro; godparents: Risa Adams and Fitzroy George; godchild, Jahreem Santiago; and special friends: Rejah, Rallow, Tanik, Chery, Fruits, Iam, Ducie, Blyden, Kaine, Dapa, Pookie, Blank, Ringo, Isaiah, Marcus, Bubbly and others too numerous to mention.
Other survivors include cousins and other relatives: Darrion, Danny, D’neia, Denisha Emmanuel, Luis and Edwin Ventura, David Brewster, Keba Petrus, Jamal Brewster, Kishawn Jones and Khadeem Rosario; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will be held at noon followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at James Memorial Funeral Chapel. Private cremation will follow.
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.