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I grew up In Alex. Va. went to St Joseph School, I was a few yrs behind Sylvester, I can clearly remember him walking around with that big grin, we left Alex and moved to DC where I went to Ballou HS is SE, In the tenth grade I attended a basketball game where we played Bell Vocational HS and to my surprise much taller and older, there he was big Sy Gaines, not only was he on the team

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Posted by: Adolphus Barnes - Ocala, FL   Oct 24, 2019

Condolences to the Gaines Family.Was a band member and High school classmate and friend.Sending prayers for Healing God bless you.


Posted by: Barbara Gray ( McCrary) - Washington, DC - Classmate   Aug 11, 2019

I WAS A TEAMMATE OF SY AT BELL. A GREAT TEAM PLAYER / A GREAT TEAM LEADER / MOST OF ALL A GREAT PERSON . I LEARNED SO MUCH BY WATCHING HIM COMPETE. HE HAD THIS COMPETITIVE NATURE THAT MADE YOU COMPETE . HE NEVER NEVER QUIT/ AND WAS RELENTLESS IN EVERYTHING HE DID. I LEARNED SO MUCH FROM HIM. HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED. Coachdline@gmail.com


Posted by: TED ( BIG DADDY ) GILL - FORT MYERS, FL   Aug 08, 2019

My deepest condolences to the family of Sylvester Gaines during this period of grief. RIP


Posted by: Judy Robinson - Oxon Hill, MD   Aug 01, 2019

Deepest Sympathy- Prayers and thoughts extended. God's amazing grace will hold you up and bring you through the grief experience.


Posted by: Lizzi Williams - Charlotte, NC   Aug 01, 2019

Rest in Peace Big Sy


Posted by: Wendy BurtsHenderson - friend   Aug 01, 2019

My deepest condolences to Family of Sylvester Gaines. May God comfort and give you Peace.Rest In. Peace Sy you will never be forgotten.


Posted by: Wendy BurtsHenderson - Arlington, VA - friend   Aug 01, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the family of Sylvester Gaines. May you be comforted in knowing that our Heavenly Father cares for you. He will give you strength and courage to cope with your grief. Psalm 94:17-19


Posted by: N. S.    Jul 31, 2019

Rest in Peace Big Sy


Posted by: Odean Horne - Mitchllville, MD   Jul 31, 2019

May you RlP


Posted by: Diane Tate - Vernon, MD   Jul 31, 2019