Obituary for Alieu Kamara, aka Bigger
Alieu Kamara, aka Bigger or Jabone, 41, of Sacramento, California, lost his battle to Liver cancer on March 8th, 2017. He will truly be missed and loved by all who knew him.
Alieu Kamara was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa, on October 13th, 1976. He attended the St.Edwards Primary School, Sierra Leone Muslim Congress Secondary School, and St. Edwards Secondary School in Freetown, Sierra Leone respectively.
He migrated to the United States in 1999 where, he met his wife Shannon Cousins. Six months later it was a wedding on August 18, 2000. Married for sixteen and half years and have three wonderful children; Deja, Alieu Jr. and Abdul.
He was a hero in his community in Sierra Leone, a champion, leader, mentor, and coach to many. A standout athlete and national champion in the 400, 200 and 100 meters. A relentless, humbled, hardworking gentleman with spectacular sprinting strides. His physical morphology gave him a dramatic advantage over his opponents in the field. He represented Sierra Leone abroad in many occasions. His sports prowess brought recognition and honor to the Calaba Town community where he grew up and Sierra Leone as a whole.
He was awarded driver of the month and driver of the year several times at work. He enjoyed spending time with his family, watching sports, listening and dancing to soukous music.
He is survived by his wife; Shannon Kamara, three wonderful children; Deja Kamara, Alieu Kamara Jr. and Abdul Kamara, his father; Hassan Kamara, his brothers; Alieu Kamara, Abu-Bakarr Kamara and Alimamy Kamara, his sisters; Mariama Tuba Kamara, Mr. Memunatu Seisay, and Mrs. Kadijatu Bangura, Aunties; Madam Fatu Kamara, Madam Marie Hindowa, Miss Watta Bindi, Madam Iye Bindi, Uncles; Foday Kamara, Bangalie Kamara, Basiru Bindi, and Farbundeh Bindi. and the rest of his family and friends. Alieu is preceded in death by his Mother, Zainab Kamara and sister Kadiatu Kamara
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at The Herberger Family Elk Grove Funeral Chapel, 9101 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624.
He will be buried at the Hilltop Cemetery Cemetery in Elk Grove, California, 9420 Waterman Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95624.
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