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Ghearadi Malachi Gaston

August 17, 1996 ~ March 28, 2022 (age 25)

Obituary

Ghearadi Malachi Gaston, was born on August 17, 1996, in Columbus, Ohio to Kenneth Gaston & Priscilla Thomas.

Ghearadi was baptized at an early age by Pastor Paul Forney, Maynard Ave Baptist Church, where he sung in the youth choir, attended Sunday School and participated in many other youth programs at the church. He attended Columbus Public Schools and was also a Boy Scout. His love for music gave him a talent that whatever instrument he picked up he eventually taught himself to play it.

Ghearadi later received a certificate as a certified welder, which in later years came in handy for his business. In 2020, after being encouraged by his grandfather in-law, he made one of his biggest dreams come true, Ghearadi became an entrepreneur, he started his own business “Gaston’s Handyman Services LLC”.  He was very successful, sometimes he had more jobs than he had time to get done; but Ghearadi being Ghearadi, he would find a way to get it done.

On March 13, 2013, Ghearadi met the love of his life, Cierah Gilbert, who on October 3, 2016 became his wife. From this union they were blessed with 3 children, Elijah, Aubree and Felix. Ghearadi loved spending time with his family and encouraging others to coupe with life and becoming all they could be in this world.

On Monday, March 28, 2022, Ghearadi M. Gaston departed this life unexpectedly. He is preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; mother in-law; and grandmother in-law. Leaving to cherish his memory by his wife, Cierah; children, Elijah, Aubree and Felix; parents, Priscilla Thomas and Kenneth Gaston; brothers, Romero Cannaday and Kenneth (Autumn) Gaston Jr.; sister; Valquisa (Zanaltrell Sr.) Almore; sister in-law, Courtni Gilbert; bonus mother, Jacqueline Rice; best friend and niece, La’Khristiana Almore; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Home-going Celebration will be held 12PM Thursday, April 7, 2022 in the Chapel of SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 4019 E. Livingston Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43227. Family will receive friends 11AM until time of service. Interment, Evergreen,1401 Woodland Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43219.  M.L. Smoot, Director, 614-444-1GOD(463). MASKS ARE REQUIRED. 

 

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Topic: Celebrating the life of Mr. Ghearadi Gaston
Time: Apr 7, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 7, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Smoot Funeral Services
4019 E Livingston Ave.
Columbus, OH 43227

Celebration of Life
Thursday
April 7, 2022

12:00 PM
Smoot Funeral Services
4019 E Livingston Ave.
Columbus, OH 43227

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
April 7, 2022

Evergreen Cemetery, Woodland Ave

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