Jered JaRod Gambrill, 21 departed this life on May 22, 2021, he was born in McKeesport, PA on May 18, 2000 to Donita (Muffin) Gambrill and Dominique (Nick) Townsend. Jered was an adorable baby, full of laughter, joy and an infectious smile that melted the hearts of everyone that came in contact with him. As a young boy Jered attended Calvary United Methodist church in McKeesport. He was a kind, tender hearted and funny young man. He never had many words, except when he was in the presence of his Gram, whom he was very close to. The joy of his life was his precious baby boy Carter.
Jered attended Propel Charter Schools where he graduated in 2018. He attended California University where he was pursuing a general studies degree. He was a very skilled basketball player and was part of an adult basketball league. He enjoyed the sport immensely; he not only had a heart for the sport but he also had a heart for his coach Zack Barker who showed love and kindness towards him. He had a flair for fashion, loved to dance and a serious shoe game. His favorite colors were yellow, blue and white.
He leaves to cherish and remember his life his mother Donita (Muffin) Gambrill of McKeesport; father Dominique (Nick) Townsend of McKeesport; his son Carter Alexander Gambrill of Monroeville, his son’s mother Taylor Hines of Monroeville, his gram Delores Gambrill of McKeesport; his great grandmother Geraldine Thompson of Childersburg, Alabama; his aunts Jamie Gambrill (Bee Bee), Lolita Avery of McKeesport, and Shérri A. Gambrill of North Versailles; uncles Jorrell Gambrill of Pittsburgh, Dorrell Thompson of New York, Dana Gambrill of McKeesport, Ryan O’Jaye Gambrill of North Versailles, and Alto Gambrill of Duquesne. Cousins Shana (Na Na) West of McKeesport, Jalen Banks and Závoi Taylor of McKeesport; his three best friends Maliq Cunningham of Braddock, Tobias (Toby) Green, Jr. and Justin Gooden of McKeesport, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who loved him.
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