Keon Shaquan Darling

Keon Shaquan Darling, whose life began in Iwakuni, Japan, on August 21, 2002, brought joy and brightness to our world until his untimely departure on April 5, 2024, in Pensacola, Florida.

Keon had a passion for the outdoors, evident in his love for fishing—a hobby he shared with his father—and acrobatics, showcasing his physical agility and fearless spirit. His ability to enliven any gathering was unparalleled; Keon was indeed the life of the party, always ensuring those around him felt included and joyful.

Keon’s personality was a blend of charisma, warmth, and genuine care for others. He lived by the values of love, family, and making the most out of every moment—principles that guided him through life’s highs and lows. His approach to life was infectious, inspiring those around him to seek joy in the everyday and to embrace life’s adventures with open arms.

Keon’s legacy is not just in the records he set or the talents he displayed but in the indelible impact he had on the hearts of those he encountered. His journey, though far too short, was filled with moments of love, laughter, and the pure joy of living. Keon, your light will continue to shine in the memories of your loved ones, guiding us toward a life lived with passion and purpose. Rest in peace, beloved son, brother, father, and friend.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, located at 335 East State Road 434 in Longwood.

A service will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 10:00 a.m. at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, located at 335 East State Road 434 in Longwood.

A reception will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, located at 335 East State Road 434in Longwood.

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