Antonio Alexander DeBose

Obituary for Antonio Alexander DeBose

Deacon Antonio Alexander DeBose passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. The memorial service will be held on December 30, 2017 at High Point Church of Brandon with Pastor Patrick Woodfork officiating located at 2207 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Valrico, FL 33596.

Deacon Antonio Alexander DeBose was born May 18, 1967 and was a native of Tampa, FL and a proud resident of Progress Village for many years. He was educated through the Hillsborough County School system.

Deacon DeBose moved to Arkansas in 2001; where he met his best friend and lovely wife Barbara Oliver DeBose. They had a son in this union, which made his life complete. Deacon DeBose accepted Christ at Riverside MB Church under the leadership of Pastor Marland Brown, where he was a faithful member until he moved back to Tampa, FL in 2009 with his family and his friend/brother in Christ, Rev. Patrick Woodfork. Deacon DeBose joined Israel Bethel PB Church of which Rev. Patrick Woodfork became the pastor. Deacon DeBose accepted his calling as a Deacon and before his death, accepted his calling to minister God’s Word to the people.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife and best friend, Barbara DeBose, seven children: Edward, Iesha, DeMarcus (Shaunice), Calvin, Dayja, Arielle and one to carry his name on, Antonio Jr. He leaves a brother, Larry Walls and a sister, Diamond Jackson as well as a loving, caring, and special aunt that was a mother figure to him, Almeta Butler. He leaves four grandchildren, a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins that loved him dearly.

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Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, December 30, 2017

11 AM


High Point Church of Brandon

2207 Lithia Pinecrest Road

Valrico, FL 38506

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Missing my cousin. Love you always and Forever.


i remeber him as a gad filled man