Samford remembers Lakim Young

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Samford remembers Lakim Young

The Samford community reacts to the death of sophomore theater major Lakim Young of Birmingham, Ala.

  1. If Lakim Young has impacted or affected your life in anyway, please make your way to the quad in front of the theatre at nine tonight. It will be a celebration of his life and legacy with prayer, dancing, and memories.
  2. Cant believe ur gone but the lord had another plan Rest In Peace my dancin angel Lakim Young #GBNF
  3. Lord what happen too my buddy Lakim man smh u was a great dancer and a great marksmanship teammate at Woodlawn :.( R.I.P Lakim young
  4. Lakim Young you were the craziest man I’ve ever known but also one of the best. When I messed with you, you messed back twice as hard. You were honest, and your laugh was one to remember (especially your zombie laugh). You were so full of energy and always ready for a good time. You’re going to be missed Lakim….you’re already missed. You better get ready St. Peter, cause you have no idea what’s coming your way!
  5. I really can’t believe u gone man u was the best dancer I knew and a great friend R.I.P Lakim Young
  6. Everyone, please keep Lakim Young’s family in your thoughts and prayers.
  7. A verse in memory of Lakim Young:
    And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” (Revelation 21:4 NKJV)
  8. R.I.P TO MY GOD BROTHER Lakim Young dang its messed up but god knows who he won’t home love u boo an u gone be missed
  9. Pray for family of Lakim Young, @SamfordU student who passed away today. Beloved by fellow students/faculty.
  10. Looking back on all the old times all the school plays we did together how we always use to go back and forward who can dance the best smh… so many things come to mind cant believe you gone R.I.P Lakim Young…. Ima miss you bruh…
  11. As we remember Lakim Young, let us keep his family and loved ones in our prayers. God heals all wounds.
  12. I got the best news ever yesterday. Now today I am so saddened by the death if my mentee, Lakim Young. He passed in his sleep in his dorm room at Samford. He was an amazingly talented young man with so much promise. He was a sophomore theater/dance major and so loved by everyone. RIP LaKim. Please keep his family in your prayers.
  13. I’m shocked and saddened today by the loss of an awesome man. I knew Lakim for only a short time, when he acted in my films, and I remember him from dances and hangouts. He was someone I always knew to jump in to the pool of life when so many others were putting their toe in to check the temperature. He was the embodiment of the idea of living every day as if it were your last, and he had a true passion for dancing, theatre, and caring for others. He made everyone around him happier because of his presence, and he will be missed not only by me, but also his entire Samford community. My prayers are with the Young family. Heaven just had an amazing dancer join the party, and it gained an even better person.
  14. Today… Heaven gained an angel, Lakim Young you crazy dancer. It only took one look at you to know you were special. Lakim was always open minded and unfiltered, never afraid to let his mind be heard. He was an aspiring dancer and theatre man who knew how to put on the craziest faces and dance the most funkiest dances… You were a good man dude and a good friend. Make heaven your dance floor and take center stage, you’ve earned it. Because I know right now, you have that grin on your face laughing your laugh and everyone is greeting you with open arms. Rest well man, you’ll be remembered
  15. Saddened today by the loss of Lakim Young. I’ve met few people who were so beautifully & unapologetically themselves. You will be missed.
  16. Please keep LaKim Young’s family in your prayers today. He was a light to everyone he met. He will be sorely missed, but never forgotten! xo
  17. SEB’s thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Lakim Young. A memorial service will be held tonight at 9:00 on the Quad.
  18. today i lost someone really close to me my little big brother i love you so much i hope yu enyjoy heavan…..
  19. The Department of Theatre and Dance invites you to gather tonight at 9:00 PM on the Quad in front of the Bolding-Swearingen Theatre Building to celebrate the life of our dear friend and fellow artist LaKim Young with a service of prayer and memory. Many of you knew LaKim, many more of you saw him perform on our stages. He was a true original. We invite you to join us as we remember a treasured part of our Theatre and Dance family.
  21. Sweet Lakim Young, I will never forget the words you said to me at the bonies last year, and your passion for life. We are all so thankful for the chance to know you. I know you are breaking it down with Jesus right now.
  22. heart goes out to the guy that never met a stranger. praying for Lakim Young’s family. you are dancing with the King now.
  23. on a campus as small as Samfords, a students death has a big effect. cloaking the family and friends of lakim young in prayer today.
  24. Idk anybody I could have discussed Pokemon with for as long as I discussed it with Lakim Young. Loved that guy. Now he dances for the King.
  25. “memorial/vigil for Lakim Young on the quad tonight at 9:00pm. all are welcome to come respectfully to say goodbye #samfordstrong
  26. Lakim Young, the most joyous dancer and person in the world. You will be missed forever.
  27. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Samford student Lakim Young. The Samford community mourns together today.
  28. Saddened by this second loss in my time here at @SamfordU. Lifting up the family and friends of Lakim Young.
  29. Today, heaven gained an angel. Lakim Young, you will be missed more than you will ever know. I love you so much. Every crazy, unique, fantastic characteristic of yours and every memory we’ve made I will charish. I will be with you one day and I hope we can dance together again before the throne. RIP
  30. When they call a department a family it’s an understatement. Lakim Young was such a joy. He always made me laugh backstage and he just…
  31. Thoughts and prayers are with the family & friends of student Lakim Young.
  32. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Samford student Lakim Young.
  33. The world lost a great personality today. Lakim Young went to be with The Lord. He was an inspiration and a great person to be around. You couldn’t help but smile when he was around. Lakim you were a great friend and an amazing dancer and I am glad that The Lord gave me the opportunity to get know you. May you find eternal joy, peace, and rest in the Kingdom of God. Thank you for everything you meant to me and everyone that your life touched. You will not be forgotten.
  34. Memorial/vigil for Lakim Young on the quad tonight at 9:00pm. All are welcome to come respectfully to say goodbye #samfordstrong
  35. Memorial/vigil for Lakim Young on the quad tonight at 9:00pm. All are welcome to come respectfully to say goodbye #samfordstrong
  36. Lakim, you were a light that will be so dearly missed. Prayers going out to the Young family.
  37. Saddened to hear about the loss of Lakim Young. Didn’t know him well but he was a dancing machine and full of life. Prayers are up for him
  38. Prayers for the family and friends of @SamfordU student, Lakim Young. #samfordstrong
  39. Lakim Young- an inspiration to those of us who are too afraid to dance in public. I’ve never seen someone who was so full of energy and life
  40. Our thoughts and prayers are with our fellow student, Lakim Young.
  41. Today the world lost a great dancer and an enthusiastic life. Prayers go out for friends and family of Lakim Young.
  42. Praying for Lakim Young’s family. He never stopped expressing his love for theatre and dance. May he always be remembered by that & more.
  43. Man this is so sad. Please be praying for the family of Lakim Young.
  44. RIP Lakim Young, prayers go out to his family and friends. Never take anyone or anything for granted.
  45. Samford community keep the family of Lakim Young in your prayers
  46. Prayers goin up for the Young family. RIP Lakim Young.
  47. My heart goes out to Lakim Young’s family and friends. He is now greeted by the smiling face of the Savior. #Samfordwillmissyou
  48. My heart breaks for the family and friends of Lakim Young. Theater department, praying for you guys.
  49. RIP Lakim Young… Dang man that’s crazy… If you got a chance to know him he was a really cool dude…
  50. Praying for Lakim Young’s family and friends
  51. #rip Lakim Young. Be free. Be original. Be young.

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