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Keontay Sumpter

July 23, 2001 — July 8, 2023

Keontay Sumpter

Keontay Rashad “Tay” Sumpter was born July 23, 2001, with identical twin brother, Keontez, and welcomed by his mother, Donna Thompson and father, Carlos Sumpter.
At an early age, Keontay accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior. Tay graduated from Bessemer City High School in May 2019. He was pursuing his Business Management with a Concentration in International Business Degree at
Alabama A&M University. He was an enterprising and entrepreneurial young man who created his own sportswear brand, Never Slippin’ with his twin brother, Keontez.
Keontay was inseparable from his twin brother. Even though he was not the eldest child, he was the “right hand” for many of his siblings and friends.
Keontay’s journey here on earth ended on Saturday, July 8, 2023. He was preceded in death by Irene Thompson, his great grandmother; Daniel Thompson, his great grandfather, D.C. Banks, his great grandfather and Luther Hicks, his great grandfather; Martha Banks, his great grandmother and Annie Jenkins, his great grandmother; aunt,
Yolanda Walker.
Cherishing his many precious memories and mourning his passing is his beloved parents, Donna Thompson, his loving mother; Carlos Sumpter, his devoted father; grandparents, Sintruella Thompson, Donnie Banks, Yvonne Sumpter and Charles Monroe; bonus grandparents, Marvin Sanders and Alonzo Davis; twin brother, Keontez Sumpter; sisters, Kiara Sumpter, LaNyah Nelson and Camiya McCary; brothers, Ken’Tavias Soles, Deytwan Palmore, Carlos Sumpter, Jr. and Camron Sumpter; uncles, Frank Sumpter, Jr., Antonio Sumpter, Chrles Monroe, Jr. and Donnie Banks, Jr.; aunts,
Chinissa White, Tamela Holmes, Colette Monroe-Shakespear (Earl), Metrice Holmes and Latisha Luster; girlfriend, Jakayla Zeigler and a host of cousins, relatives, and friends.
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Visitation

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)




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Celebration of Life

Thursday, July 20, 2023

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Interment

Thursday, July 20, 2023

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