Jabbar Shakur Muhammad, 21, was born in Will County October 8, 2000; and is the son of Rhonda Wells and Gary Muhammad (Hervey). He departed this life on Saturday, November 6, 2021.
He was a high school graduate of Douglas Southall Freeman High School in Virginia. Jabbar was a “intellectual” and you could often find him researching or asking to understand “the why” to form the basis for his opinion. He had an intellect and fondest to understand beyond his years. He demonstrated a great love for his siblings and shared his beautiful smile with his family. One of his favorite songs was Everything is Everything by Lauryn Hill and he use to sing it really loud; this was the anthem for how he viewed the love for his family and how he viewed the world. Jabbar had a passion for football, soccer and karate; the interest in karate was peaked by the mentoring of his grandfather, Eldred Sr.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life with his mother, Rhonda, father, Gary, grandmothers, Wonda, Margreat; grandfather, Clarence (Hervey), a cherished uncle, Eldred Jr.; uncles Clarence and Jerry; aunts Loletha, Cassandra; sisters, Essence, Audreana, Amayah; brothers Latif and Royce; a cousin Jaylen. Numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Eldred Sr.