Jermaine Laster, 28, of Lewisville, TX, passed away on Tuesday, November 13 in Dallas, TX. Born in Fort Campbell, KY, Jermaine spent his childhood in several places, including Lincoln, NE, London, England, and Dallas, TX. He graduated from Lake Dallas High School and then studied art at New York University, before returning to Texas to complete a degree in Radio Television Film at the University of North Texas. While at UNT, he had his own talk show, The Germane Show, and most recently was a Board Operator and Associate Producer for KLIF and WBAP in Dallas.
Jermaine had a number of passions, including radio, art, movies, music, writing, cooking, working out, Mixed Martial Arts, and the Dallas Cowboys. He was an exceptionally creative and talented artist.He enjoyed podcasting, blogging, playing the guitar, and painting. He was a strong willed, quick witted man with a great heart and infectious smile. Jermaine was an old soul who left us too soon. As his surgeon said, “We fell fighting.” He will be remembered by his family and friends for his unique sense of humor and his incredible personality.
Jermaine leaves behind his mother, Dorothea Laster of Corinth, TX; his girlfriend, Dawna Cornelissen of Lewisville, TX; his grandmother, Ann Hopkins of Lincoln, NE; his aunts, Tekla Johnson of Charlotte, NC, Christina Cates of Lincoln, NE, Laura Hopkins of Carlsbad, NM, Tina Johnson-Ricks of Warrensville Heights, OH; Susan Mosley of Warrensville Heights, OH; his cousins Ebony Leary, Jerroe Hopkins, Tamika Hopkins-Sanders, Mariah Cates, Sunshine, Joseph, and Maria Hopkins, Daleelah, Eliga, and Akhenaten Johnson; and his second cousins, Avian Gilbert, Tremaine, Laila, Dosia, and Carma Hopkins, and May’cee Hopkins-Sanders.
A memorial service for Jermaine Laster will be held on Saturday, November 17 at 11 am at Mulkey Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville. Flowers and plants may be sent directly to the funeral home located at 740 S. Edmonds Ln. Donations to the Jermaine Laster Memorial Fund can be made here: http://www.gofundme.com/1hz7a4.