Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Arkeen Heywood, who passed away April 25, 2019, in Florida at the age of 40.

Arkeen Heywood is survived by his mother, Hazel Henry-Heywood; father, Albert E. Heywood; daughter, Alayla Heywood; sister, Ayiesha Heywood; brothers, Arkeel Heywood, Albert A. Heywood, Achille A. Heywood, Adisa Heywood, Ahmoy Heywood; fiancé, Leiya Freeman; grandfather, Achille E. Heywood; aunts, Jennifer Brown, Cynthia Hodge, Eleen Henry-Petersen, Lavern Heywood, Anita Heywood-Ross, Angela Heywood; uncles, Achille A. Heywood, Alvin Heywood, Junior Henry, Huglyn Henry, Priestly Henry, Glenroy Gittens; nieces, Adejah Heywood, Adesha Heywood, Arkeela Heywood, Akahi’ya Heywood; nephews, Achille A. Heywood, Adisa Heywood Jr., Ahssani Mustafa, Adaney Heywood, Akahirea Heywood, Ahmari Smith; stepchildren, Jylan Rey, Jyla Rey, Jyzen Rey; and many other relatives and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service Friday, May 17, 2019, at Wesley Methodist Church. The viewing is from 9 to 10 a.m. with service immediately following at 10 a.m. Interment is at Eastern Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Homes for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. For online directions and condolences visit

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