Shaquille O'Neal Lamont Owens

May 21, 1993 ~ February 8, 2020 (age 26)


Shaquille O’Neal Lamont Owens was born May 21, 1993 in Clinton, North Carolina. He is preceded in death by his mother Brenda Owens-Hooper and father, Jerry Lamont Rattley. He departed this life on Saturday February 8, 2020.

Funeral Service: Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 4:00pm at Charles E. Perry School 705 Boone St, Roseboro, NC 28382

Shaquille was better known as “Shaq”, “Maybach”, & “Scarface” and his most famous name “Daddy” to his children. He received his early education from the Clinton City Schools, and later moved to Raleigh and received education from the Wake County Public Schools System.

Shaq was known for his joking nature. He was vibrant, loving, humorous, and a caring person who never met a stranger.

Those left to cherish his memories his two children, Zion Owens and Jaylen Crawford both of the home, his sister Coreisha Owens of Salemburg, NC, three brothers Michael Culbreth, Eric Owens, Steven Culbreth all of Roseboro, two nephews, Zaylon Lucas and Aaron Mack both of Salemburg, NC, his loving fiance Travia Crawford of Salemburg, NC; Step mother Rose Bennett of Clinton, NC and Step Father Grover Hooper; Second Dad Edward Gainey of Clinton NC  Maternal Aunts: Joy Culbreth (Jeffery) of Roseboro, NC Patricia Matthews (Nelson) of Warsaw, NC Maternal Uncles: Kirby Owens (Eva) of Clinton, NC and Billy Owens of Hagerstown, MD Paternal Aunts: Mary Cummings (David) of Atlanta, GA and Patricia Arnette (Jeffery) of Clinton, NC Paternal Uncles: James Rattley (Julie) of Ocala, FL and Charles Brunson (Shelia) of Clinton, NC  Maternal Cousins: Shera McPherson (Clarence) of Clinton, NC, NC, Aaron Owens of Clinton, NC; Raven Owens of Clinton, NC; Billy Owens Jr., Helen Owens, Isaiah Owens, Ricky Owens, Kia Owens all of Hagerstown, MD. Paternal Cousins: Panithia Wilson-Parker of Atlanta; Tonya Wilson of Florida; Missy Melvin of Florida; Demetra Rattley of Florida; James Rattley III of Nashville; Sharoby Brunson of North Carolina; and Isiah Brunson of North Carolina Special niece: Amiraa Owens of Wallace, NC Special nephews: Jeremiah Owens of Clinton, NC and Alex Culbreth of Roseboro, NC God parents: Harold & Angela Boykin of Clinton, NC; and Brenda Jones of Raleigh, NC. God brothers: Byron McIntyre of Raleigh, NC, Deron McIntyre of Clinton, NC, Michael Jones, Terrell Jones of Raleigh, NC God sisters: Shalesha Jones and Talesha Jones of Raleigh, NC Special Friends: All of H2/Do IT Big Ent And host of great uncles, aunts, cousins and friends!

With our warmest and sincere hearts we want to thank Shaq’s hero: Donald McLellan of Salemburg,NC for his heroic sacrifice.

Visitation: Friday, February 14, 2020 walk through from 2:00 pm until 7:00pm Family will present from 6:00pm - 7:00pm at  Hope Valley Hawkins Chapel.

Professional Services provided by Hope Valleys Hawkins Funeral Service.


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