Jahmandi IJaha Johnathan Simon Dies at 25

Jahmandi IJaha Johnathan Simon

Jahmandi IJaha Johnathan Simon, affectionately known as “Mandi” or “KUNTA 3X,” was born on July 11, 1995, on St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands.

Left to mourn are his parents: Julet Davis and Antonio Simon of Frederiksted; his stepfather, Joseph Bruce, better-known as “Featha.”

Mandi was preceded in death by his brother Jahkeem Simon.

Jah-Mandi was the loving father to his only son, Ijaha Mighty Simon, 2 years old.

He is survived by his brothers: Jahamon Bruce and Jahzion Bruce; sisters: Jahnyra Bruce, Jahilet Bruce and Irea Bruce; companion, Rashida Serrano; niece, Tekyaha Davis; nephews: Jahkeem and Raymon Davis; aunts: Joan Richards, Victoria, Vanessa and Rosemary Davis, Deborah Simon and Mavis Davis; uncles: Lestor Simon, Cliff Richards, Clinton ”Danny” Simon, Derrick and Winston Davis, and Craig Simon; adopted aunts and uncles: Sade, Chennel, Chanice and Semaj James; cousins: Tikesha James, Jenneva, Cameron and De’Andre Richards, Avery, Paulisha Davis, David Charles, Rayquan and Joshua Davis, Jaheem and Jah-Reema Pryce, Terence James, Jordan Browne, Destinee Richards, Daniel and Dante Connell, Zhane, Rashaad, Rashawn and Johnathan Davis, Jah-Niyah Pryce and My-Lica Richards.

He is also survived by special friends: Micaiah Forde, Hewlette Warner Jr., Shakyra King, Kareem Ettienne, Holly-Ann Forde, the Milligan family, the Oversen family and Reynold Phillip.

Special thanks to the Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church family, the Home Depot family and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Funeral service will be held at the Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church at No. 5 Mon Bijou. The viewing and tributes will begin at 10 a.m. and be followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.