Marcus Jermaine Rosa died Sept. 30, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
The viewing is from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday. The service is at 10 a.m. at Emanuel Baptist Church. Interment is in Smith Bay.
Marcus is survived by his wife, Tishia Skeete-Rosa; son, Marcus Rosa Jr.; daughters, Miaysia, Mya, Makayla, Moriah Rosa; stepchildren, Tynasia Hart, Tyrell January and TeQuann Skeete; brothers, Malik Ward, John Rosa Jr.; sisters, Quenetta Ward, Lashawn Malloy, Fatima Rosa; g-great-aunts, Alice Ham and Blanche Hampton; great-uncle, Alphonso Bennerson; aunts, Jo-Ann Petersen-George, Georgette Ward; uncles, Louis Ward, George Ward, Michael Nobles; grandfather, George Ward Sr.; special family friend, Judith Dawson; and his former wife, Shakeema Harrigan.
He is preceded in death by both parents, Mardette Olene Ward, John Rosa Sr.; maternal grandmother, Helen Ward; uncle, Murphy Heyliger Jr.; cousins, Anthony Petersen and George Ward Jr.
Marcus also leaves behind eight nieces, four nephews, and a host of cousins, friends, and coworkers to cherish his memory.
Funeral arrangementa are by Turnbull's Funeral Home and Crematory Services.