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 Rakim <I>Hanif</I> Gallashaw, Sr

Rakim Hanif Gallashaw, Sr

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 May 2007 (aged 24)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 20673422 · View Source
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Rakim's Story. . .
Rakim Hanif Gallashaw Sr was born into this world on August 29,1982 to Gail Veronica Gallashaw and Edward Postell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was called back to Allah on May 31,2007.

Rakim was educated in the Philadelphia Public School System and graduated from Olney High School in 2001. He enjoyed working and held various jobs throughout his life. He was employed at Northwood Nursing home for a few years then at Dick's Sporting Goods.

There were no words that could describe the impact that "Rocky" had on everyone he met. His laughter and fun personality made him the person that u could call on in times of need. Rakim was a quiet but enthusiastic person. And the love that he showered towards family and friends will never be forgotten.
For the past eight years Rakim shared his life with his Fiançé, Christina Fields And to this union were born, Sa'Diyah and Rakim Jr. He was a very loving and devoted father and made his family his first priority. Rakim was an adoring son, a caring brother, and an amazing friend.

Rakim leaves to cherish his memory: his Daughter, Sa'Diyah Najé Gallashaw, Son: Rakim Hanif Gallashaw Jr.: His Loving Mother: Gail Veronica Gallashaw, His Father: Edward Postell, Brother: Bruce Gallashaw, Sister: Jenell Gates, Neice: Zhamiyah Gallashaw, Nephew: Zamir Gates, His Fiancé: Christina Fields, Stepmother: Mary Postell, Grandmother: Minnie Robinson Gallashaw, Four Aunts: Brenda Gallashaw, Shanda Stroman, Neicy & Trudy Postell, Five Uncles: Hakeem, Jabbar& Gary Gallashaw, Stan & Rock Postell, Great Aunt: Bertha Amos, Godmothers: Robin and Lois: Godfather: Kevin "Grip" Robinson, One Godson: Terrence Lassiter Jr, Two Close Cousins: Jermar & Isa "Nik" Gallashaw, Close Friends: Chris, Terrence and Gerald, And a host of Cousins, Family, And Friends.

*Lovingly Submitted The Family





  • Created by: Philly Star
  • Added: 28 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20673422
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rakim Hanif Gallashaw, Sr (29 Aug 1982–31 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20673422, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Philly Star (contributor 46925050) .