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John Lightbourne August 4, 2020

John Nathaniel Lightbourne

age 63 of Prior View Heights, Prior Park, St. James, Owner and Managing Director of Rainbow Boutique Limited entered peacefully into rest at his residence surrounded by loved ones and extended family members. 

Husband of Barbara Lightbourne;
Son of Holton and Estelle Lightbourne (both deceased from The Turks & Caicos Islands);
Father of Tanya Lightbourne (The Barbados Advocate) and Janine Lightbourne (G&A Communications Inc.);
Brother of Charles Lightbourne and the late Margaret Lewis, Holton, George, Dora and Annie Lightbourne;
Uncle of Reinwald Lewis, Deserene Kemp, Tarsha Lewis, Shanika Walkin, Marsha and Marva Lightbourne, Teague and Tara James and many others in The Turks & Caicos Islands, The Bahamas and Barbados;
Cousin of Father Norman Lightbourne, Albert Stubbs, George Walkin, Lorna, Lincoln and Sandy Lightbourne and many others in The Turks and Caicos Islands and The Bahamas;
Godfather of Cherish Catline and Teddy Lawrence;
Brother-in-law of Jennifer James, Wendy Catline, Lorna Thompson, Rosalind Wharton, June Santana Charles Thompson and the late  Udine Gaskin, Wallace Thompson and Selwyn Thompson;
Relative of the Stubbs, Thomas, Walkin, and Thompson families;
Dear friend of Dr. Rufus Ewing (Former Premier of The Turks & Caicos Islands), Ashley Stevenson, Geoffrey Small (Canada), Trevor Sandiford, Wilton Cumberbatch, Brenda Arthur and family, Harcourt and Natasha Small, Arnie Walters, Olive Connell, Sharon Parris, Pamela Lucas, Frank Headley, Lydia Hinds, Richard Burke, Kerry and Patrick Gray (England), Stephen Weekes, the late  Leo Leacock and many others.

The funeral of the late John Nathaniel Lightbourne leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Tuesday, 18th August, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. for the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the Service follow by the Cremation

 The Chapel Organist is kindly asked to attend.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Monday, 17th August, 2020 from 4 – 6 p.m.


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    Lisa says

    I am soo extremely sorry for your lost… I remember seeing him when I came home last year.. and he was there with his always ready welcoming smile..I love you guys and will be praying for your strength during this hard time.. He will always be with you.. always in your hearts.. love Lisa (Babb)

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      Margaret Wharton-Rawlins says

      My deepest sympathy…….God is our hope and strength………..May he rest in peace and Raise in Glory

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    Janet Lewis says

    My deepest sympathy to you, Barbara and your family at this very difficult time. May God comfort and support you and may John rest in peace and rise in glory.

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    Renée P says

    Dear Janine + family, it is with a heavy heart that I offer my deepest condolences to you. A loved one is no longer physically here but will forever be present in your hearts. At this time, my sincere heartfelt prayer is for the constant love of caring friends & family to soften your sadness, that cherished memories bring you moments of comfort and for lasting peace to surround your grieving hearts during your time of mourning. Lots of love Renée.

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    Averil Scantlebury Sealy says

    Barbara I am so sad to learn of John’s passing. My condolences to you and the girls in particular. May he RIP and rise in glory. That photo is the John I will always have in mind. He was a joyful and free spirit. I love you and your family very much and pray that God will grant you healing with wonderful remembrances of John, in His own time. Me and Clyde had very joyous occasions with your family. John will watch over you and protect you and the children.

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    Cyril Wharton says

    To Barbara (Dolly) and family. Sincere condolences on the loss of your dear husband. May your cherished memories aid you and your family to endure and diminish the pain that this loss has caused. Cyril Wharton and Family (Ontario, Canada)

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    Wanda says

    Janine and family, this may be late but my condolences to you all.

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