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Dontae' Alvin Pinkney
Dontaé Alvin Pinkney, 31, of Jacksonville passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, at UF Health North in Jacksonville.
Dontaé was born August 24, 1989, in Charleston, SC, and was a son of Grace L. Pinkney and Augustus J. Ingram.
A special and loved young man, Dontaé lived in Charleston, New York, Camden County GA, and Fernandina Beach in his younger years. He moved with family to Yulee and was a 2007 graduate of Yulee High School. He had made his home in Jacksonville for nearly 6 years.
He was a machine operator for Fiber International in Jacksonville, an international wood export firm. Away from work, Dontaé was often found doing one or more of those things he loved so much. Whether it was grilling with family and friends, producing music, or playing basketball he always had a good time. He especially enjoyed his family.
He was light-hearted and always quick with a smile. He will always be remembered for his saying of “Swizzle” and the hand gesture which went with it.
Dontaé was preceded in death by his aunt, Nicole Pinkney and grandmother “in love”, Barbara Jean Croxton.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 6 years, Anameka Croxton Pinkney; his son, Wisdom Pinkney; his parents, Grace Pinkney of Fernandina Beach and Augustus “Gus” Ingram of Manhattan, NY; his sister, Carmen Pinkney and brother Joseph Pinkney, both of Fernandina Beach. He also leaves behind several siblings in New York; his great grandmother, Ruthie Mae Wright of Augusta, GA; his grandparents, Alvin and Ludine Pinkney of Yulee and Augustus Ingram, Sr. and Janelle Hackett, both of Manhattan, NY; his uncles, Jesse Sherrod of Manhattan, NY and Prince Sherrod of Yulee; an aunt, D’Wonda Pinkney of Yulee; one niece and nephew, Justice and Justina Turner of Fernandina Beach, FL; his mother and father “in love”, Johneise and Timothy Croxton (Estella); his grandfather “in love”, John W. Croxton; his grandfather “in love” John Lofton and grandmother “in love” Barbara Johnson; his brothers “in love”, Tyler Croxton, Grant Croxton and Timothy Croxton, Jr.; his special friends, Gerard Green, Jr., Wesley Parker, William Wilder, Laquavious Hooper, and Markavous and DeShawn Williams as well as a host of extended family including Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Friends.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 16, 2021, at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors from 7:00 until 9:00 PM.
The next day, Saturday, July 17, 2021, family and friends will gather at 1:00 PM to remember and celebrate Dontaé’s life at the Peck Auditorium, 516 S. 10th Street.
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Anameka I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. I haven't seen you in a while, but you will always be one of my favorites. I know this seems unbearable right now, but in the coming days and years the pain will be easier to bear. Keep your memories of your precious husband close, knowing that you will one day be reunited. You know I'm praying for you and your family sweet girl. I love you always.....
You will be missed!!!!! Rest in power King.
Katrina Robinson Wheeler
The loss of this young will change the world. One of me and my husband's honor was to marry this young couple. He will be missed!
Bro im glad I got to call you and say I love you bro.i will never erase the text.but you got your wings bro.i love you.
Grand Ma is missing you so much. You will forever be in my ❤ .