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Official Obituary of

Laquan Maurice Robinson "LayHova"

March 2, 1989 ~ January 24, 2023 (age 33) 33 Years Old

Laquan Robinson "LayHova" Obituary


Laquan Maurice Robinson, was born to the parents of Darnella Robinson & James Thompson on March 2nd, 1989 in Bronx N.Y. He departed this earthly life to enter eternal life on

January 24, 2023. Laquan received his education through the N.Y.C. public schools; P.S.65x, Burger Middle School & Earned his General Education Diploma in early 2000s.

On December 5th 2010. Laquan became one of the happiest people in the world when he became a Father to his beautiful daughter Karizma Robinson.

He loved his daughter unconditionally and did anything to keep a smile on her face. He cherished all the special moments they had together, like fun splashes at the pool one Summer, to

the Father/Daughter dance that was shared between them & will hold great memories in her heart forever.

Laquan was greatly known as the "R & B" King. Lay loved his slow jams, while his peers enjoyed Hip Hop music. His favorite song was "Angel" by Amanda Perez & "You did me wrong" by Pleasure P. (just to name a few).

Lay loved Tacos, riding dirt bikes and most of all watching his favorite team The Lakers play and admired his all time player Kobe Bryant (24).

Laquan had immaculate taste in clothes. He loved to color coordinate his outfits.

When you saw him he always had on a pair of Jordan's (23s) on his feet, his Snapback hats, Jersey apparel, Basketball shorts or his Sweat Suits sets to match. 


Laquan loved his family with all his heart, whenever he was in their presence there was never a dull moment. He would laugh, sing, dance or even crack jokes, while sipping his (paulie).

LayHova was a nickname best known to countless friends, from the ones he grew up with, to the individuals he's encountered over the years. Lay was able to embrace his friendships with love and humbleness that will leave footprints on their hearts forever.

Laquan Robinson leaves to cherish his memories {Mother} Darnella Robinson, {Step. Father} Hassan {Brothers}Rondell Robinson & James Robinson{Daughter}Karizma Robinson  {Sister.In.Law & Neice) Antoneya & Jaila {Aunt's) Paulette Thompson, Sharon Robinson & {Uncle.In.Law } Darrell {Uncles} Levane Robinson & Roy Robinson {Fiance}  Shadonna Andino & {Step Daughters} lyana ,Zaniya, Briannna

Immediate Cousins: David Oquendo, Regina Oquendo, Harvey Robinson, Royale Robinson, Jaiden Robinson & Danasia Garrett, Isaiah & Pierre, Aunties: Zenola Studwood, Denise McCants & Sheila Snipes

Daughter Mother: Cherokee Gaskins, Step. Brother: Laquan Jackson

Preceded in death Grandmother Ms. Bernetha Robinson,Aunt Brenda Robinson, Uncle MacArthur, Aunt Ola, Aunt Joyce & Baby Kaylin Khai, And a host of other Relatives and Friends. 


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February 11, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Garland Bros. Funeral Home
75 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY 12210

Celebration of Life
February 11, 2023

11:00 AM
Garland Bros. Funeral Home
75 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY 12210


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