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Rodricus U. Townsend Jr.

September 11, 1997 — January 1, 2021

Rodricus Townsend was born September 11, 1997, to Latasha Samuel and Rodricus Townsend Sr. in El Dorado, Arkansas. 

He was an artist. He loved making music and enjoyed time with his family. Rodricus was also known as “Lil Rod” and “Bogey.”

He was preceded in death by 4 great grandparents Hazel Williams Heard, Charles Heard, Mollie Johnson, and Will Sapp.

His memories will be cherished by his son Ramod; stepdaughter Sariayan of Nashville, Ar. Mother Latasha Samuel, stepfather Tibias Samuel both of Texarkana, TX.  Father Rodricus Townsend Sr. (Angela) of Hotsprings, At. Three brothers; Xavier Samuels of Texarkana, Tx, Jocadrein Townsend, Jacobi Townsend, both of Hotsprings, Ar. Two sisters Hazel Freeman, K’taga Freeman, both of Texarkana, TX, 3 grandmothers; Ruby Heard (Charles), Mary Ann Turner (Randy), Angela Jackson, all of El Dorado, AR., grandfather Gregory Chappel of Texarkana, Ar., Godfather Larry Wade of Littlerock, Ar., two stepbrothers, Lamontrez Samuels and Tobias Samuels and four other step-siblings.  Two nieces Bryliegha Holloway, and Zaylee Samuels of Texarkana, Tx., one nephew Xavier Samuels Jr. of Texarkana, Tx, a special friend, Shadara Scroggins of Nashville, Ar., and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.



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Saturday, January 9, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Shady Grove Cemetery

El Dorado, AR 71730

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