October 29, 1956 - March 30, 2012
John Bernard Toomer departed this life on March 30, 2012. He was born to parents Margaret A. Toomer and the late John H. Manley on October 29, 1956. John received his early education in South Carolina, but he later graduated from Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. and received his degree in Computer Science from the University of the District of Columbia. He loved and played the game of basketball, he was also an avid tennis player and world traveler. John loved people and people loved John.
He leaves to mourn a loving and devoted mother, Margaret A. Blake of Fort Washington, MD; one sister, Mirlin Toomer of Upper Marlboro, MD; two step-sisters, Belinda and Yvonne Blake both from Capitol Heights, MD; two step-brothers, Michael Blake of Bethesda and Shelby Blake from District Heights, MD. John is also survived by a devoted aunt, Louise Jackson and uncle, William J. Toomer both from Charleston, SC; a special friend, Sharon Cooke, plus a host of other family members and friends. A viewing will be held at 5635 Eads Street NE Washington, D.C. (map/directions) on April 5, 2012 from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at 10:00.
Arrangements by Phillip Bell Sr. and Winona Morrissette-Johnson, P.A.
The repast will be held from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the UPSCALE Ballroom, 3900 Bexley Place, Suitland, MD 20746 (map/directions).
Please send all floral tributes directly to 5635 Eads Street NE, Washington, D.C. the morning of the service.
Viewing - 5635 Eads Street NE, Washington - 9:00 a.m.
Funeral Service - 5635 Eads Street NE, Washington - 10:00 a.m.
Repast - Upscale Ballroom, Suitland - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.