Music 23

D’Javan “Saudi” De’Shawn Dye

August 8, 1990 ~ June 6, 2021 (age 30)


D’Javan Saudi De’Shawn Dye was born on August 8, 1990, to the late Alma Dye and Kenneth Dye. He took his rest on June 6, 2021, at 6:13 pm at Carle Foundation Hospital. 

Saudi enjoyed music, basketball, cracking jokes, and hanging with friends. He poured his heart and soul into his rap music. He loves to eat good food and was even a food critic. He educated his self on ways to uplift his people by watching Dr. Umar. Saudi’s main aspiration in life was to spread love and bring people together. Saudi had a heart of gold and wanted to see everyone make it. He was the Marcus Garvey of his time and amongst his peers. He was devoted to the true purpose of Harmon and English “Bus Block”. His pride and joy were his sisters, brother, nieces, and nephews.  His famous saying was, “I’m doing it for my nieces and nephews, I just want to see yallmake it.” He stood on God, loyalty, honor, respect, and the greatest of all love. 

He leaves to cherish six sisters: Kasenya, Najvasha, NaJaya, and Tiaumbay Dye, Ken’Niesha (Brandon) Hoskins, and D’Jakarta (Timothy) Leek. A brother Kene’(Breonna) Dye. Eleven nephews Da’Marion Moore, Eric Keys Jr., Davion-Dre Bailey, Allah Muhammad, and Jahad Shabazz, Ta’Kavion and Nathanael Hoskins, Che’ Alexander Jr, Kenyon and Jeremiah Dye, and Khalil Leek. Eight nieces: Destinazha Bailey, La’Marceiona Keys, D’Jameia Hoskins, J’Nayzah Hightower, J’Miyah Brandon, Samariah, Ken’Yonna Dye, and Khalia Leek. Great nephew Jah’Zeiir Moore

Special friends Keyon Carter, Jeremey Ramey, Will Neal, Mark "Baldy" Hillsman and Andrea. Special cousins: Micah Dye, Andreas Coleman, Bryson Dye, Javarius Dye, Jeff Dye, William Coleman, and Corey Moore. A host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother Alma L Dye, Grandpa Robert Moore and Odell Dye Sr, Grandmothers Zelma Mooreand Hattie Mae Dye. Cousin; Juan “Bus” Anglin, Sean Dye. 


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of D’Javan “Saudi” De’Shawn Dye, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of D’Javan “Saudi” De’Shawn Dye
© 2021 Leek & Sons Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy