The Life of Tyrese Isaiah Watson
Tyrese Isaiah Watson was born on August 22, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pa to proud parents, Lynette Doreen Brown and Preston John Watson. Tyrese was educated in private and Archdiocesan schools. He attended Wynnefield Academy and Holy Child Academy where he grew close to God and formed many relationships that lasted into adulthood. Tyrese then attendedThe Haverford School where he developed a love for the sport of rowing. Tyrese continued to foster that love of rowing at Roman Catholic High School where he graduated in 2010. Tyrese furthered his studies in Washington, DC at Catholic University of America and Cheyney University in Penna.
As Tyrese entered the workforce, he was able to incorporate his love for adventure, change, and people into a career in Engery Sales. The long work hours, which he found thrilling, his infectious smile and love for all people allowed Tyrese to find success. Tyrese continued to work in sales until his courageous battle with Glioblastomia, brain cancer.
Full of vibrancy and personality, Tyrese could always be found lending a helping hand, a warm smile, a hearty laugh or sharing funny comedic words to make someone feel better and to brighten their day. Tyrese was a real "Renaissance" man and his creative spirit was always on display whether it was his love of all types of music, playing the trumpet, his art, or acting. Tyrese's passion for sports didn't end with crew; but expanded to include soccer, football, biking through the city, and shateboarding well into adulthood.
Tyrese leaves in mourning his devoted mother, Lynette Brown, father, Preston Watson, his adoring sister Maya Brown Hunt and supportive grand parents, Peal Brown, Lawrence and Ann Watson and Roland and Jean Hunt; uncles Kevin Brown and Abdul Khaliq Brown Brown and aunts Lisa Christian, Lisa Landrum, Yvette Graham and Diana Watson; care helpers cousin Karim Brown and family friend, Barry Edwards and a host of loving cousins, aunts, family and friends who supported Tyrese especially during his final months.
Tyrese was preceded in death by his grandfather, Mr. John F. Melvin and Setpfather, Mr. Keith Hunt..