KATY, Texas — Graveside services for Robrick Le’Keith Kingdom, 45, of Katy, Texas, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Oaklawn Memorial Garden, Abide Road, with Pastor Albert Mark Hines Sr. of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church officiating. He died Thursday, July 2, 2020, during his hospital stay recovering from COVID-19 and pneumonia. He died as a result of upper respiratory cardiac arrest.
He was born in Greenville on June 9, 1975, to his loving parents, Willie L. Tyler, Shelvie Tiney Jr. and Joann Kingdom Tiney Alford. As a child, Rod was always Mama’s Baby, even though he was actually the knee baby. Robrick attended Greenville Public Schools during his adolescent years and Mississippi Delta Community College, where he studied electrical engineering. Robrick was an antique automobile enthusiast, electrical worker and also had a love for detailing cars and landscaping.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Leslie Triplett Kingdom, of Memphis, Tennessee; children, Jasmyne Hall, of Douglasville, Georgia, Alexis Hicks, of Jackson, Sequoya Gadison, of Houston, Texas, Roman Kingdom, of Greenville, and Leena Triplett, of Memphis; children raised, Devarus Wright, of Austin, Dewayne Powell, of Milwaukee, Kimberly Powell, of Greenville, Shakita Powell-Byars, George Powell, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Cassondra Powell, of Greenville, Nu Nu’, of Texas; fathers, Willie L. Tyler, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and Shelvie (Georgia) Tiney Jr., of Greenville; mother, Joann (Michael) Tiney-Alford, of Greenville; sisters, Chiquita N. Kingdom, of Alpharetta, Georgia, Tangie Brooks-Evans, of Houston, Texas, Paula (Johnny) Brooks-Lawson, of Katy, Texas, and Kenyatta Tyler, of Greenville; brothers, Rodick Fairchild (Lindy), of Killeen, Texas, Shevelle (Ashley) Profit, of Nashville, Reginald Brooks, of Dallas, Ernest (Ashley) Brooks, of Jackson, and Sim Gilliam, of Greenville; very special cousins who he acknowledged as his sisters and brothers, Corya (Brian) Mobley, of Leland, Botaniel Nelson, Nikeka (Dave) Williams, Shatina Nelson and Quentin Nelson, all of Greenville; and very special friends, Dave, Ben, Troy, JD, Sandra and Renee.