TOPPIN- LIONEL JOSEPH, aged 76, of Lio’s Den, Homestead, Spooner’s Hill, St Michael, entered peacefully into rest on Friday, April 24, 2020 after a brief illness. Son of the late Lionel Sarsfield and Rita Martha Toppin. Father of Danielle Toppin and Adanna Brathwaite (USA). Father-in-law of Kwesi Brathwaite (USA). Grandfather of Osunsade (Sade) Simon, Akil, Kayin and Kamari Brathwaite (USA). Brother of Patrick (Betty), Andy (Wendy) Toppin, Lelia Lord and the late Andrea Quinton. Uncle of Jason, Rochelle, Graham, Tamara, Philip, Peter and Andrea Toppin, Kathy Cezont, Delamiko Bey, Justin Quinton, Machi Humphrey and the late Jomo Lord. Cousin of Carl Hunte (Canada), Desseta and Judy Marsie-Hazen (USA), Stanley Johnson (Washington), Gerry Johnson (Jamaica), Marjorie Simmons (Jamaica) and the late Ben Johnson (Italy). Relative of the Johnson, Hunte, Jennings, and Simmons families. Friend of Marina Dumas-Toppin, Emeril and Ricardo Blackman, Barry and Jane Fleming (UK), Michael Yearwood, Stephen Alleyne, Peter Gilkes, Carlos Belgrave, Guy Kirton, Romona Kissoon, the Haynes family (Woodbrook, Trinidad), the Belgrave family (Barbados), the loyal patrons of “Lio’s Den” and many, many more.
A private service for the late Lionel Joseph Toppin will be held on Monday, May 04, 2020.
The live stream for the service can be found here.