Gregory Isaacs was gifted with a new headstone for his 69th birthday, July 15, at Dovecot Memorial Park in St Catherine. The short ceremony saw family and friends paying respects to the singer who died in October 2010 at age 59.
June Isaacs, widow of GREGORY ISAACS, poses at the headstone of her late husband at Dovecot Memorial Park in St Catherine on Monday. She is flanked by the singer’s grandson Orlando Isaacs (left) and nephew Ray Isaacs.
The proceedings were officiated by Rev Father Selassie Fitzgerald and Deacon Ze-Dingel Greenland, who are long-time friends of Isaacs and his family. The headstone bears the Order of Distinction Isaacs was awarded in 2016; a red rose was also laid on the singer’s grave.
Among those present were his nephew Ray Isaacs and grandson Orlando Isaacs, who paid tribute to him.
“Granddad we are here enuh, and we miss you but we are taking it easy. We know you woulda want that,” said Orlando.