Leonard Melvin Shakes obituary photo
In Memory of

Leonard Melvin Shakes

April 29, 1961 - August 1, 2017


The world was blessed to receive Leonard on April 29, 1961, in Saint Andrews, Jamaica, where as a teenager he moved to the US to New York. Leonard is survived by his Empress, Nichole and mother and step-father, Olive and Desmond Brown. He has 7 siblings: 6 sisters and 1 brother. 4 children: 3 daughters and 1 son, numerous grandchildren, with a multitude of brethren and sisters.

"The greatness of a man is not how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively."