chatychaty.com: – The service to celebrate the life of Shango Jackson, operations manager of Sparkles Production, will be held on Friday, July 27, chatychaty.com has learnt.
Scheduled to start at 1:00 pm, the service for 39-year-old Jackson will be held at the Stella Maris church in St Andrew.
On Thursday July 12, Jackson, was shot and killed during a dispute at his Shenstone Drive, Beverley Hills home.
Detectives from the Major Investigations Taskforce have charged 38-year-old Huey Marvin Gowdie with murder.
Gowdie, a director of Events2Events,has also been charged with illegal possession of a firearm.
Reports are that Gowdie is the boyfriend of Jackson’s ex-wife, Annette.
Shango was reportedly at home when he had an argument with his ex-wife about their son. Somehow, Gowdie reportedly got involved and shot Shango,, who was unarmed. Shango was reportedly shot three times.
The Facebook page of Shango Jackson, now stands a a memorial, as hundreds of friends have been posting tributes to a man who was “a wonderful father and a loyal friend”.
According to a recent post from Shango’s partner: “Shango, a great father…MY SON has been robbed, they had so much plans with each other. Let me tell you Shango was not the ORDINARY DAD. He was a HIGHLY OUTSTANDING FATHER. (Name withheld) now tries to find comfort on my chest…which is obviously not like his dad’s he SAYS but i try to give him that comfort he likes lying on you. (Name withheld) says no more Uncle Shango foot to tickle, just NO MORE Uncle Shango for so many things.
On Gowdie’s page, there have been postings from friends who vow to stand by him, while other posts declare that “no woman is worth this”.
“So Sad…I grew up with Huey and this is a shock to me…it’s very sad because no one really know the state of mind he was in and why he did it…Prayers going out for Shango’s family, especially his children. So sad still cant believe Huey did this…”
One of Shango’s friends stated: “Its so easy to join the crowd and participate in a public stoning. I mourn for both men. They have lost….both of them. Their children, families and and friends have lost. I pray that when the dust has settled, that we can find it in our hearts, and a reclaimed sense of humanity to forgive, and Jesus has. I am a friend of Shango, but I must forgive Huey Gowdie. If God was like man…….hmmmm.”
Gowdie is scheduled to appear in the Half-Way-Tree Resident Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, July 25, two days before Shango is laid to rest.
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