Gary was born to Tamela Pinkston and Willie "Nince" Brown of Fort Wayne, IN on May 1, 1989. He went to sleep here on earth on Friday, October 16, 2020 and woke up in his new permanent location…heaven. Gary graduated from Northrop High School, class of 2007, in Fort Wayne, IN. Upon your graduation, he went to Barber school and later moved to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue his love of music.
Gary had a great love for…his family and friends; traveling; music (participating in the church praise band playing the drums); singing (participating in the church praise team); showcasing his vast singing abilities (producing his own CDs); writing (producing poetry and plays), critiquing other singers; sports; counseling and mentoring his relatives and friends. Despite the twist and turns he had endured with his health on this life journey…he never complained and always had a positive outlook. God took him away from this life for a greater purpose…to complete his life story in Heaven.
In addition to his parents, Gary was loved by many people – Maternal Grandparents Jacob Pinkston (deceased) and Emma Pinkston-Rogers (deceased), and Maternal Uncles Alfred Gamez (deceased) Tom Jones (deceased) and Willie Pinkston (deceased), Paternal Grandparents Robert King (deceased) and Lula Mae Brown (deceased).
Gary is also survived by his second mother, Pamela Pinkston of Fort Wayne, IN; siblings of birth and love: Bralie (Anthony) Pinkston-Brown of San Diego, CA, Schwala Royal-Brown, Bradon (Talisha) Borum, Tony Gamez, Isaiah Robertson all of Fort Wayne, IN, Omuebube Samuel “Sam” Emedobi of Atlanta, GA ( Ifeany Emedobi of Atlanta, GA, Nivea Emedobi of Atlanta, GA), Anthony Howard of Atlanta, GA, Brandon Gray of Fort Wayne, IN, Joshua “Josh”
Black of Fort Wayne, IN, and Kierra Pinkston-Gamez of Fort Wayne, IN; his children: Jacob Pinkston of Fort Wayne, IN, Diamond Jones of Indianapolis, IN, Brandon Pinkston of Fort Wayne, IN, Dacirus Carter of Fort Wayne, IN, Marquavion Pinkston of Fort Wayne, IN, Serenity Pinkston of Fort Wayne, IN, Kamareion Pinkston of Atlanta, GA, Kay’Veon Pinkston of Atlanta, GA, and Ja’Vean Pinkston of Atlanta, GA; his special mentors: Pastor Mozell (Lady Olivia) Davis, Sr. (Gary called him Dad) of Fort Wayne, IN, Sam Davis of Fort Wayne, IN, Terry (Tasha) Davis of Fort Wayne, IN, Pastor Manley of Lima, OH, Min. Floyd Bledsoe (Uncle) of Fort Wayne, IN, William Walker of Fort Wayne, IN, Rev. James Lipkins of Fort Wayne, IN, Rev James Bolling of Fort Wayne, IN, the Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church family located in Fort Wayne, IN; and lastly a host of Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He will be greatly missed and always remembered.
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