It is with deepest sorrow that we say farewell to our beloved Oral, who passed away suddenly at the age of 62 years, on Wednesday May 27, 2020, in his home. Oral was born in Cave Hill, St. Michael, Barbados, West Indies.
Oral is survived by mother Rosita Applewhite; his sister Sonja Applewhite-Stoute; his children, Quincy Applewhite, Rachael Applewhite and Adina Applewhite; his common-law spouse, Joan Beckford-May and her sons, Kourtney Beckford-May, Sasnel Taylor and Anthony Taylor; Joan’s grandchildren; Oral’s nieces, Sharifa Stoute, Tessa Stoute, and his nephew, Michael Stoute. Oral is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, extended family, and friends. He was predeceased by his father Frank Lashley.
A visitation and funeral service will be held on Tuesday June 23, 2020 at Serenity Funeral Service North, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton. Visitation will start at 1:00 PM with the service beginning at 2:00 PM.