Malcolm Kevin Meridy was born to Gail Denise Champ. He made his earthly
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appearance December 3, 1994.
Malcolm is preceded in death by: His grandmother, Ruthie Mae Meridy; and three
uncles, George Lee Champ, Donnie Ray Champ and Dorsey Lee Meridy Jr.
Malcom attended Delano and McNair School and graduated from Orr High School.
After high school, Malcolm worked various jobs; he was a manager at Walmart, a
delivery driver for the Tide Co., a driver for Hertz rent-a-car and he was currently a
driver for Move-tastic.
Malcom was a mischievous little boy, but throughout his teenage years and young
adult life he had a quiet gentle spirit. He was always respectful, very well mannered
and kept a smile on his face. Anyone who knew him grew to love him dearly.
Malcolm was born into a time when the village helped raise the kids. Yolonda
Shantell Davis loved and cared for him, so much that some people to this day think
she is his mother. Therefore he gained an entire family. Malcolm loved a game of
basketball especially his one-on-one games with his big brother Maurice and his
His brother got him on a few different teams and he was currently playing for a semi-
pro team, the Bobcats KS. He wasn’t materialistic, but he loved his gym shoes, he
had a shoe fetish.
Malcolm accepted Christ at an early age and served as president of the Jr. Usher
Ministry at Covenant Chapel M.B.C. under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Charles E.
Malcolm departed this life July 20, 2020, 10:56 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
He leaves to cherish his memories: His mother, Gail Denise Champ; one sister, Melis-
sa Meridy; three brothers, Maurice, Mikos and Michael Meridy; grandfather, Dorsey
Meridy Sr.; uncles, Duane and Cecil Meridy; two nieces, Makaya and Malia Meridy;
four nephews, Malik, Martavious, Maurice and Kendrick Meridy; one aunt, Linda
Butler; one great aunt, Erma Wilson; extended family, Yolonda Davis, Ever Jean Da-
vis, Shalisha Davis, Da’vonte and Da’quari Thomas, Jerome and Jerald Jones, Laz-
erric and Ladaisha McGee and Ladarius Davis; three life long friends, Shorty Black,
Ivan Jones and Terell Lomax; a special love in his life, Markena Jordan; one special
cousin, Ms. Crystal Watkins; and a host of family and friends