Jason Allen Richey

August 22, 1984March 13, 2019

Jason Allen Richey, 34, of Stone Mountain, GA, transitioned to be with the Lord on March 13th 2019. He was born on August 22nd 1984 to Gary S. Richey Sr. and Estella Ayers Richey in Atlanta, GA.

He graduated from Shiloh High School and went on to attend Georgia State University. He received an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu.

Jason dedicated his life to Christ at an early age and was affiliated with New Bethel AME Church in Lithonia, GA.

He loved his family, food, and music. From cooking to DJing, Jason sought to live a passionate life on his own terms.

Jason was a dedicated father, son, and sibling who is deeply loved.

He is survived by five children: Jaylen Richey, Renee Richey, Aree Richey, Mariah Richey, and Elijah Richey, his fiancée and life partner Dekesha Rhyan, his parents, and three siblings: Tequalia Curley (Garland Sr.), Gary Richey Jr. (Tiya), and Kimberly Richey. He also leaves several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Niece and Nephews. Jason will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is gone from our presence, but never from our hearts.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 16, 2019

Jason Allen Richey

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Jordan Hutchinson

March 20, 2019


It has been tough trying to put together my
Thoughts on your passing. You were the homie. So loyal, so fun to be around. Never scared of
Nothing or Nobody. We had so many memories together. So many talks. Sports, women, music debates. And random funny stories. Memories of riding all over the city with you. Our fun times in Buckhead .
You taught me so much. You were a devoted dad.

Theres so many songs I hear and think about you. So many memories dating back to the 8th grade. We were homies, but you was more like a brother to me. 20 years. Endless talks, Sippin and trippin as you called it. Watching sports, listening to Music, thats what we did so often. You teaching me About cooking.

Every time I tried to tell you how important you were to me you would always clown me and tell me I was gay. I still laugh about that
Im so thankful for your friendship, your loyalty, your Advice. Always having my back and being there for me. I will never forget you.

Your family, Kesha, and your kids will always be in my prayers. I love you bro. Rest in peace.


Daphyne McCarthy

March 15, 2019

My condolences to the family.

Jason you will never be forgotten. From the first day I met you , you stole my heart. He loved to talk and tell jokes .

I watch you grow into a Wonderful and Devoted father .

I will always remember your words "I'll be alright"

I will cherish our last conversation .


DeJuan McClendon

March 15, 2019

First off, my condolences to whomever is reading this. I met Jason after I got out the Navy and came back home to find him dating my sister. Of course I wasn’t too pleased, UNTIL I GOT TO KNOW HIM! He wasn’t perfect, but none of us are, I’m just sorry we didn’t get to hang more recently. Such a nice guy. I got Jaylen for you bruh, no worries. I’m tucking my pants in my socks all day for you! 😂 (Insider)

Jill Marie Mokaya

March 14, 2019

J. Rich,
This is extremely difficult for many many many talks.....
We had just talked this past Sunday on the phone! I keep replaying that quick, casual conversation in my head. I keep thinking about our recent texts just to check in with each other.
Who knew that would be the last time I would talk to you? We didn't talk every day or even every month but when we did, it was without missing a beat.
Two weeks ago, I was so sick with the stomach flu & you called to check on me & see how I was doing. That was the kind of person you were.
We have been friends... since we were 16 years old....20 years of friendship.
We had the ability to be able to talk about anything. You always made me laugh. You had many different levels to what made not everyone got to know that. I am so appreciative that I knew you.
I am so glad I got to tell you how much I have valued our friendship and our talks, and I am so glad that you got to tell me what I have meant to you throughout the years as we both have lived our matter how much time would go by before we would call and say hello...we always managed to check in and laugh fondly over countless memories and experiences we shared together.
I pray for God to wrap His arms around your precious children, fiance', dad, sisters and other family members and friends who had the privilege of sharing their lives with you.
Be free from easy, my friend.....

-Jill Marie

Katura Anderson

March 14, 2019

Jason will forever be remembered as an awesome father and friend! He would give his last and do anything for his kids! Aside from that he could always find a way to throw a joke in every conversation! But this asks for a favorite memory so one memory I remember is how much cheese and rice he ate in college. For the longest time I thought that was the only thing he knew how to cook. But those that knew him knew that was the farthest from the truth! Rest easy Jason...this is not’s simply...see you later! Your legacy lives in! May God comfort those closet to you in this difficult time!