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Alfonso Grier, Jr.

June 24, 1983 ~ May 19, 2018 (age 34)

Alfonso Grier, Jr., "JR", 34, of Downingtown, PA, passed away suddenly Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of Lisa L. Barnes and the late Alfonso Grier, Sr.

After graduating from Phoenixville High School, he received a certification in Culinary Arts.

Alfonso enjoyed cooking, writing songs and going to the library. He proudly volunteered in the local political office for the Clinton and Obama campaigns.

Most of all he had a passion for gospel music and serving in the community. He was a member of Christian Faith Fellowship in Downingtown. He also served at Life Impact Empowerment Ministries in Downingtown.

He is survived by his mother, Lisa L. Barnes, of Downingtown, PA; grandmother, Ruth Barnes of Coatesville; brother, Arhon Grier of Coatesville, PA; sisters, Sadia Grier of Coatesville, Amber Grier of Delaware; uncle, Sam Barnes of Coatesville; great uncle, Robert Meads of Delaware; great aunts, Denise Crews of Delaware, Bernadette Crews of Lancaster, Loretta Crews, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services will be held 2 pm Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Christian Faith Fellowship, 156 Wallace Avenue, Downingtown, PA with a viewing at 1 pm.

The family is grateful for all of the donations that were made toward the funeral costs. Condolences for the family can be shared on the guestbook in this website.

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