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Darious Joquan White

November 10, 1993 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 27)


Darious Joquan White, 27, of Reigelwood, NC, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021, in Wilmington, NC. 

Darious Joquan White was born November 10, 1993 to Matthew J. White & Mimi L. Palmer-White at New Hanover Regional. He is the older of their two sons.

Darious attended Sunset Park Elementary School where he met and grew up with many of his Spirit Tribe friend-brothers. As a child, he played football, baseball, and took martial arts. He attended and graduated from New Hanover High School. His love and talent for music led him down the path of music production and playing in a band with his friend-brothers. His love of cars led him to collect classics, help his friends with car repairs, dreams of completing the restorations on his Nissan, and one day owning his own car lot.

Darious was full of life and love for his family and friends. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for them, always lending an ear and providing guidance. He was a shiny bright light, with a beautiful smile, and a heart of gold.

He was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandmother Shirley A. Chestnutt- McGuire, Paternal Grandmother Costella White, Paternal Grandfather Leroy White, Maternal Great-Grand Father Moses Chestnutt, Paternal Aunt Dinah White, Maternal Uncle Monzell Chestnutt, Maternal Aunt’s Shavon Palmer & Danielle Palmer-Dinkins, Special ‘Mom” Kimberley Bracht, and Special Uncle Terrance Baity.

Darious leaves to morn: Mother Mimi (GA), Father Matthew (NC), Brother Darrien (NC), Sister Olivia (NC), Step-Mother Dori (NC), Step-Sister Marissa, Great Grandmother Mildred (NY), Grandfather Byron (PA), Step-Grandmother Shermaine (PA), Uncles: Theodore (NY), Dajuan (NY), Arnold (NY), Michael (NJ), Aunts: Gwen (NY), Kathy (NY), Tonya (NY), Barbara (NY), Patricia (FL), Chantel (CT), Imani (NJ), Great Aunts: Linda (GA), Denise (GA), Great Uncle David (GA), and a host of cousins, relatives, and friends.

Darious leaves to morn Special Family: JaeQwon Johnson & The Cyphers Den Production Family, LaTasha Garner, Rona Sutton & The Salaam Family, The Bowers Family, The Norris Family, Tyeisha Miller, and The Pace Family.

Darious leaves to morn his Spirt Tribe: Will Bowers, John Norris, Jason King, Ian Walters, Zackary Lewis, Chris Cox, Witt Barnard, Damian Wal-ters & Family, Brooklynn Godin, Matt Freeman, T.J Edwards, Buddy Murray, and Nicholas Ethridge.

A Grill & Chill Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 9am to noon at Long Leaf Park Shelter 6, 314 Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington.

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 Grill and Chill Memorial Service


Memorial Gathering
May 29, 2021

9:00 AM
Long Leaf Park Shelter 6
314 Pine Grove Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28409

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