Donovan David Partee was born on May 23, 1994 in Akron, Ohio to Tiffani Lewis (Reginald Lewis) and Jeremy Partee. Donovan departed this life Sunday September 20, 2020 at Western Reserve Hospital. Donovan was baptized and excepted Christ as his Savior as child. Donovan graduated from Kenmore High School. Donovan pursued higher education and was an eager learner participating in many learning opportunities at various schools. Donovan loved sports and played basketball as a young child and loved to play basketball with his brothers. Donovan was very creative in music which he shared the love of it with Reginald Lewis, the man affectionately known as dad. Donovan had an infectious smile and vibrant personality, and he found himself to be loved by many. Donovan was preceded in death by his grandmother Annie Partee. Donovan leaves to cherish his memory, his mother Tiffani (Reginald Lewis) and father Jeremy Partee, Brothers, Marquell, Jonathan, Christopher and Jeremiah. Grandmothers, Elizabeth Ladner and Bertha Lewis, Great grandmother Daisy Lewis, Grandfathers, Gerald Hilton(Joyce), Frank Partee. All of Akron, Ohio. Special Aunt Wilma Williams. Special cousin Leshawn Evans. Best friends Alan Michael, Davin Evans and Xavier Walker. A host of other siblings, family and friends. Donovan’s life filled this earth and those around him with joy, laughter, hope and love. Donovan was source of light in a world of darkness. Donovan has moved from this life into the next leaving an unforgettable mark on his family, friends, and all those blessed to meet his acquaintance. Donovan will be incredibly missed.
Celebration of life/visitation will be held on October 1, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with funeral service promptly at 1:00 PM at Rhoden Memorial Home, 1101 Palmetto Ave Akron, Ohio 44306. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to 113 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave. Akron, Oh 44310.
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