Albert Milton Richard Jr. (Ajay), 30 was born October 14, 1984 in Waukegan, IL to the parents of Vera Denise Nixon (Zion) and Albert Milton Richard Sr. (Zion). Ajay also shared a special bond with both his maternal and paternal grandmothers.
Ajay was a playful, lovable and caring man. He was a very ambitious man and a great father who loved his son more than life itself. He enjoyed life to the fullest; and lived life surrounded by those he loved the most. Anyone who knew Ajay knew he loved to be silly and would always make you laugh. Ajay and his fiancé Kayilah Crawford had an awesome and intelligent son named A'areall Richard.
Ajay was called home July 26th, 2015 and was proceeded in death by his loving parents Vera Nixon and Albert Milton Richard Sr., his paternal grandparents; Hermean Estelle Smith and Arthur Richard, one uncle; Calvin Nixon, a cousin; Mycol French and one sister; Alexis Nicole Richard.
He leaves to cherish his memory, fiancé Kayilah Crawford (Zion), son A'areall Deon Richard (Zion), his maternal grandparents Hattie E. and Charles E. Nixon (Zion), (2) brothers; Jeremy Nixon (Zion), Eric Nixon (Zion), (6) sisters; Tiffany Nixon (Zion), Nichelle Cato (Zion), Nikita Bannister (Zion), Dominique Richard (Zion), Cheyenne Richard (Zion), Taylor Richard (Zion), two of his closest cousins; Kendall and Kenny Martin, (3) nieces and (10) nephews , (4) uncles, (5) aunts, (20) cousins and a host of loving relatives and long-time friends .
A special acknowledgement to; Ajay's aunt and uncle Dianna and Nigel Patrick, fiancé Kayilah and godmother Mary (Peete) Williams.
Ajay's siblings would like to acknowledge Dianna and Nigel on their support during this time. We thank you for all you have done and what you continue to do. Bringing us all together and ensuring our brother had this amazing homegoing is remarkable. We would not have been able to get through this without you. We love you!
Ajay's siblings would like to acknowledge Kayilah on her support during this time. You have shown great strength and courage through this difficult situation. We know that Ajay loved you and your commitment to him speaks volumes and does not go unnoticed. We love you!
Ajay's siblings would like to acknowledge Mary (Peete) Williams on her support during this time. We thank you for everything you have done and continue to do to help us. You have been an angel and Ajay is smiling down grateful for all your passion and love. We love you!
We the family would like to share our deepest gratitude to all of our family and friends who have comforted us during this time. All the kind words and silent prayers that have been given to our family in our time of sorrow are greatly appreciated.
Monday, August 3rd, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am, Warren Funeral Home
Monday, August 3rd, 2015 11:00am, Warren Funeral Home