King passes on

Roosevelt “ "Ty"” King
Roosevelt “ “Ty”” King

Well-known community worker Roosevelt “Ty” King is dead at the age of 60.

King, who was the Secretary General of the Barbados Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (BANGO), died yesterday afternoon at the offices of the organisation, the Garrison, St Michael after complaining of feeling unwell earlier in the day.

Speaking on behalf of the family this afternoon, actress Cicely Spencer- Cross said: “Ty complained of feeling unwell yesterday morning and paid a visit to his doctor. He returned to BANGO’s offices to send of an e-mail, but died.”

Meanwhile, longtime friend, Rodney Grant of the Pinelands Creative Workshop, said: “I am still trying to come to terms with Ty King’s death. However, I must say that he died doing what he enjoyed doing- community work.”

King was also a regular participant in utility rate hearings in the country.

He leaves to mourn his passing four children. (NC)

6 Responses to King passes on

  1. Joceline Blackett
    Joceline Blackett November 10, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    May his soul rest in peace.

  2. Sheryl Smith
    Sheryl Smith November 10, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Rest in Peace

  3. Ras Small
    Ras Small November 10, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Rest in Peace, brother! Asé

  4. Rosalind Eastmond
    Rosalind Eastmond November 10, 2015 at 6:32 pm

    May He R.I.P .

  5. Bajan Fire Fighters November 10, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    The Board of Management of the Bajan Fire Fighters’ Network (Registered Charity No:1133) mourns the loss of our colleague and friend Bro. Roosevelt King. Roosevelt’s dedication and sterling contribution to the development of our nation will always be remembered and appreciated. Rest easy Bro. King.

  6. Venice Daisley
    Venice Daisley November 10, 2015 at 8:02 pm



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