Cover photo for DARRYIAN LENARD REESE's Obituary
1991 DARRYIAN 2024


February 15, 1991 — February 13, 2024


In Loving of Darryian Lenard Reese

Darryian Lenard Reese, a man who worked in various fields throughout his life, has left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who had the pleasure to know him. It is with heavy hearts that we announce his passing on February 13, 2024, in his hometown of Dallas, Texas.

Born on February 15, 1991, in Dallas, Darryian was a loving and kind soul from the very beginning. His family remembers him as a funny individual, always ready with a joke to lift their spirits. Darryian's infectious laughter would fill any room and bring joy to those around him.

Darryian held an unwavering devotion to his family. He loved them wholeheartedly and cherished every moment spent together. His memories will forever be etched in their hearts. Darryian's legacy will live on through the love he shared with his family.

A talented musician, Darryian found solace and happiness through music. He played various instruments including the piano, drums, and organ. His appreciation for music and dedication to honing his skills brought him immense joy throughout his life. Darryian's proudest accomplishment was undoubtedly his gift for music which continues to resonate with all those who experienced its beauty.

Darryian attended Lake Highlands High School where he graduated and made lifelong friendships along the way. Notably, he played in the school band where he discovered a passion that would stay with him forever.

In these trying times of grief, we invite family and friends to join us in honoring and celebrating the life of Darryian Lenard Reese. The services will take place at Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas located at 4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224.

On February 23, 2024, a viewing will be held from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM, providing an opportunity for loved ones to pay their respects to Darryian. The following day, February 24, 2024, a Celebration of Life will be held at the same location. The ceremony will commence at 11:00 AM and conclude at 12:00 PM. It will serve as a chance for us to come together, share cherished memories, and honor Darryian's remarkable life.

Darryian Lenard Reese leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter that will forever resonate with those whose lives were touched by his presence. He is survived by his dear mother Lacarol Reese, loving father Lerone Ellison, adoring siblings Adrian Bryant Jr, Laron Reese, Keishun Ellison, Ashley Johnson, caring uncles Cedrick Johnson, Emmanuel Reese, Larry King ; devoted aunts Armenia Reese, Teekema Ellison; as well as beloved grandparents Carolyn Johnson and Larry Reese.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother Ellen Ellison and great grandmother Martha Robinson 

During these difficult times, let us remember the joy that Darryian brought into our lives. His memory will continue to inspire us to live with kindness and laughter. Though he may no longer be with us in person, his spirit will forever guide and watch over us.

Darryian Lenard Reese has left an irreplaceable void in our lives but has given us countless memories of love and laughter. May we find solace in knowing that he is at peace and may his beautiful soul rest eternally in serenity.

"Life is like music; it must be composed by ear,

feeling and instinct,

not by rule." - Samuel Butler

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, February 23, 2024

2:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Celebration Of Life for DARRYIAN LENARD REESE

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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