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Deshawn Deonta' Toms

Mr. Deshawn Deonta' Toms of 237 E. College St. Shelby, NC passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Shelby. He was born on April 20, 1993 in Cleveland County, NC to Contina Byers Wilson and Frank Toms, Jr.

Deshawn was a 2011 graduate of Crest High School. In his earlier years, he was a football player and became an avid fan of the Clemson Tigers Football Team. As a hard working person, he was employed with Horn Brothers Construction and he loved to work. Deshawn was a very sweet, quiet and easy to get along with person. He loved to eat, loved his family and especially loved doting on his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his aunt, Lucia Roseboro; an uncle, Willie Toms, special cousin, Donna Martin and a great-great aunt, Hazel Hicks.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Contina Byers Wilson (Rodney) and Frank Toms, Jr. (Michelle) both of Shelby; four sisters, Lydia Byers, Breaunna Wilson, Brittany Wilson and Tameka Roseboro all of Shelby; two brothers, Frank Toms, III (Laura) of Hollis Springs, NC and Justin Toms of Shelby; grandparents, Frank Toms Sr. and Nancy Toms of Grover, NC; three nieces, Brooklyn Wilson, Bre'alle Wilson and Savannah Toms; one nephew, Dequan Littlejohn; aunts, Aleta Byers, Farrion Daniels (Alonzo) both of Shelby, Kimberly Byers of Gastonia, NC, Gloria Hopper of Shelby, Emily Poole of Durham, NC and Tanya Toms also of Durham; special great-aunt, Sarah Jane Martin of Shelby; special cousins, La'Toria Huskey, Ja'morris Green, Ashley Brown, Tevin Toms and Lonzo Daniels and a host of additional great aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Due to recent coronavirus state guidelines limiting the size of gatherings, the service for Mr. Toms will be private. He may be viewed on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at S.T. Enloe Memorial Chapel from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Also on Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. Condolences can be expressed online at www.enloemortuary.com. Enloe Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

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