Funeral service for the late Geoffrey William Arthur “Duggie” Symmonett aged 73 of Scarlet Avenue, Vista Marina and formerly of Matthew Town Inagua, will be held on Saturday, 15th April 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Wulff & Baillou Hill Roads. Officiating will be The Rev’d. Fr. Roderick Bain assisted by The Rev’d Fr. Kristopher Higgs. Cremation will follow.
Geoffrey was preceded in death by Parents: Geoffrey & Kitty Symmonett; Brothers: Lionel & Naomi Symmonett, Vernon Symmonett, Christopher & Cutel Symmonett; and Sister: Sheila Symmonett.
Left to mourn are,his loving wife of 38 years Audrey C. Symmonett, Justice of the Peace; Children: Kenyon (Crystal), Darion (Laretha), and Jamaal (Jasmine) Symmonett, Kayette (Chris) d’Albenas, & Vernon Dean Jr. (Ciarra); Grand Children: Kylie, Zara, & Demetri Symmonett, & Grayson d’Albenas; Brothers: Don (Bridgette) Symmonett & Oris (Chanelle) Symmonett; Sisters: Yvonne Symmonett, & Veronica (Warren) Fraser; Nieces: Della Reese, & Anya Symmonett, Jennifer (Felix), Gia (Greg) Stubbs, Tishka (Darius) Francis, Kyra (Denzil) Augustine, Darcia (Jeff) Arnett, Dominique Symonette, Orissa & Obriel Symmonett, Charmaine Higgs, Margo & Marcia Ferguson, Rhondrica & Raven Paul, Benisha, & Benet Johnson, Nadia Lewis, Nathalee (Brenric) Knowles, Shanel,Serrette, Sasha Serrette; Nephews: Stephen Symmonett, Derek & Deane Symonette, & Edward Symmonett, Miles & Arthur Felix, Marcel Pierre Jr., Akeem & Andree Bovil, Khalil Higgs, Shawn Jr, Stephen Jr. & St. Claire Serrette, and Bennett Johnson; Brothers-in-Law: Jay, Pastor Charles Johnson, Lorenzo & Augustus Johnson (deceased), Derek Johnson, Vernon Dean Sr., Jermaine Thompson, Stephen (deceased), Shawn, Sherwin (Rhonda) & Shelton (Janet) Serrette, Edward Gibson, Pierre Bovil Sr.; Sisters-in-Law: Phyllis Symonette, Violet Bovil, Shelly Oulomou, Albertha Jackson, Sandra Dean, Carla Johnson, Joanne & Deborah Thompson; Other Family Relatives & Friends: Sir Arthur & Lady Joan Foulkes, Gwen Turner & Family, Venincia Thompson & Family, Betty & Sam Hall & Family, Mary & Philip & Family, Dwight, Julian & Corliss & Family, Janice & Family, The Ford Family, Major Family, Turnquest Family, Seymour Family, Farquharson Family, Fort Fincastle Family, Martin Fox & Family, Ida Hanna & Family, Sherry Waterman, Claudia Pickstock-Brown and Family, Grace Meicholas, Bernadette Godet, Prescola King & Family, Meta Bethel & Family, Billy Albury & Family, Denise Clark, Dr. Elizabeth Darville, Louise Gibson & Family, Benjamin Seymour & Family, Mytile Liten & Family, The Johnson Family, The Gibson Family, Ivan Knowles & Family, The Family of the late Gertrude Burnside, Derek Sands & Family, Stony and Julie Duncombe & Family, The Carey Family, Carl Bethel & Family, Olga Cooper & Family, Steve Bonaby & Family, Anita Turnquest & Family, The Dean Family, The McFarlene Family, The Fraser Family, Donald & Marlene Edwards & Family of Atlanta Georgia, Lowell Edwards-Symmonett, Milton Street Family, Staff at Bahamas Telecommunications Corporation; Neighbors, Families and Friends too numerous to mention.
We would also like to acknowledge members of the Clergy at St. Barnabas Parish; Rev’d Fr. Roderick Bain and family, Deacon Kristopher Higgs & Family, Bishop Gilbert Thompson and Family, Canon Basil Tynes and Family, members of St. Barnabas Parish; Doctors: Dr. Nevein Girgis & Nurse Butler, and support staff at The Cancer Center, Dr. Gemma Rolle, Dr. Bernadette Rolle, and Dr. Sy Pierre, Stephanie Allen; Caregivers: Rosemarie Johnson & Yvonne Symmonett.
We apologize to other relatives and friends whose names were not mentioned.
May His Soul Rest In Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street on Friday, 14th April 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AT THE CHURCH