Marcus Garvey III, son of Marcus Mosiah Garvey dies after battle with Alzheimer’s
Marcus Garvey III carried on the legacy of his father
PICTURED: Marcus Garvey III (Image courtesy of Rod Leon)
LOOP Jamaica are reporting that Marcus Garvey III has passed away in Florida.
The 90-year-old is the son of the freedom fighter and Jamaican national hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey.
It is reported that the husband and father had been battling Alzheimer’s disease, and that he passed away in Florida.
Garvey III carried on the legacy of his father. Not only was he president general of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), he was also gifted in science and mathematics.
Speaking to The Gleaner, his widow said: “The departure of Marcus Jr, whom I had been married to for over 30 years, will leave a void that cannot be filled, and he will be greatly missed by numerous family, friends, and colleagues from all over the world, in many places where he had left indelible footprints.”