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Darrell "DJ" Marcel Harvey, Jr., of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana entered rest on November 3, 2021 at the tender age of 30. He was born on June 11, 1991 in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana to Yonett Bartholomew and Darrell Harvey, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Jefferson Parish with roots in Plaquemines Parish.
In his early years, he was nicknamed "DJ" by his family. He was baptized by Father Denzil Perera at St. Jude Catholic Church. He received the Sacrament of Reconciliation on January 23, 1999 and the Body of Christ for the first time on April 25, 1999 at Christ the King Church.
He graduated Youth ROTC June 25, 2009 and he continued his education and graduated from Job Corps on September 10, 2016 with a degree in Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide. On October 25, 2018, he served as Valedictorian and was inducted into the Unitech Training Academy's National Technical Honor Society. He worked at Lab Corp as a Ekg Tech and phlebotomist and was enrolled at Nunez Community College to become a process technician.
"DJ" became passionate and committed to understanding the stock market and crypto currencies and his conversations were usually centered around becoming the first family millionaire. He will be deeply missed by all the people who were fortunate to be a part of his life, most of all his family.
He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted parents, Yonett Bartholomew (Felix) and Darrell Harvey Sr., his siblings Darrius Marcel and DeNae My'Kel Harvey, his grandmother Martha Harvey, his grandfather Leo Barthelemy, Sr., his Godparents Nelwin and Jasper Harvey, Sr. and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother Joycelyn Barthelemy, his grandfather Paul Harvey Sr., and his uncle Paul Harvey Jr., along with a host of great grandparents, great aunts and great uncles who went on to be with the Lord.
Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of CHS and Lab Corp are invited to attend the Celebration of Life of "DJ" at Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil Street, Gretna, LA on Saturday, November 13, 2021, with Visitation at 9:00 a.m. followed by Service at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your local Asthma Foundation. Due to Covid-19, masks are required. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, Gretna, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.