DONALD E. "LITTLE DONALD" COTY, JR.
January 27, 1996 - January 10, 2017
Donald “Little Donald,” Coty, Jr., 20, was born January 27, 1996 at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas to the union of Tina Cruise and Donald Coty, Sr.
Little Donald went to grade school in the Kansas City, Kansas School District, during the years he lived with his father. At the age of ten (10), he moved to Missouri to live with his mother and siblings, and completed his education in the Kansas City Missouri School District. Little Donald was a car enthusiast and enjoyed cars in every capacity, whether he was driving, repairing, buying, or selling, cars was his passion. His smile could light up a room. He was known for his free spirit and loving ways. Little Donald was always full of life, and could always be depended upon by family and friends, in times of need. His smile and laughter will truly be missed. (I love you Brother, from your Big Sis.)
He departed this life on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. His great-grandparents, Vina Mae McMiller, and Robert McMiller, grandparents, Helen Coty, Ben E. Coty, Sr., and Shirley Cruise, uncle, Ben D. Coty, Jr., big brother, Steven Jackson and brother in-law, Shawn Tedrow all preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Tina Cruise; father, Donald E. Coty, Sr.; sister, Tasha Johnson and Donique Coty; brothers, David Cruise, Christian Floyd, and Stephon Jackson; grandparents, Charles Cruise, Sr. and Florence Cruise; aunts and uncles, Carolyn Wesley, Rob Wesley, Tenita Murphy, Sherrie Cruise, Charles Cruise, Jr., Tonya Tittus and Courtney Cruise; cousins, Willie Coty, Sr., Marcus Coty, Robin Wesley, Shawn Kendrick, Dylonea Adams, Jaron Coty, Lorenzo Johnson, Asia Liggins, Sharda Holmes, Brianna Cruise, CJ Stigler, and Camean Cruise; only niece, Tashawna Tedrow; only nephew, Jeremiah Lee Anthony Jackson and a host of Great-great-aunts and uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Traveler's Rest Outreach M.B.C, 5505 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. Visitation 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Burial Brooking Cemetery, Raytown, Missouri. Arrangements by Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.