When someone you Jove becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.
With much love spread and many memories shared, our beloved Leroy accepted his angel's invitation into the kingdom on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at home in Trenton, New Jersey. As a result, our hearts are less bright but we know the heavens are filled with extra doses of love, joy, peace and laughter.
Leroy Earl Bivens III, born June 17, 1984 in Trenton, New Jersey to Patricia Ann Johnson-Bivens and Harold Bivens. He remained a lifelong Trenton resident.
He was educated in the Trenton public school system. Leroy attended Trenton Central High School where he excelled in basketball, football and track and field. He furthered his education while attending Mercer County Community College. He was employed at the State of New Jersey for over ten years.
Leroy was raised in Beauty Grove Baptist Church and he later became a member of Greater Praise Ministries in Hamilton.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed listening to music, playing basketball, gymnastics, science, going to the casino and spending quality time with his family and close friends. Recently he gained interest in architect, he enjoyed building and learning new things. He'll be remembered for his intellect, and his kind and loving heart.
He was preceded in death by his mother Patricia Ann Johnson-Bivens: his father Harold Bivens; his grandmothers Leola Capers-Johnson and Pauline Bivens; his grandfathers Leroy Bivens Jr. and Earl Johnson.
Leroy's memory will be cherished and forever remembered by his sisters Crystal Bivens, Whitney Bivens and Tamara Bivens; stepmother Vida Bivens; a niece Kirstin Bristol; his nephew Gavin Bristol; his aunts Linda McLeon, and Valerie Johnson; two uncles Robert Bivens and Jimmy Bivens; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 11am Monday, June 7, 2021 at Greater Praise Ministeries, 406 Parkinson Ave, Trenton, NJ 08610. Interment will be at Fountain Lawn Memorial Park, Ewing, NJ. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home.
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