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Obituary for Booker T. Washington III

Booker Taliferro Washington, III was the first child born to the union of his parents, Sarah Jean (Harper) and Booker T. Washington, Jr.

Booker, most affectionately known as "BT", was born in Marshall, TX on July 17, 1953. BT moved to Los Angeles, California with his family when he was a young child. He graduated from Carson High School in 1971 and furthered his education by attending Los Angeles Harbor College. After pursuing his education, he began working for the United States Postal Service in 1973, where he dedicated more than 25 years of service.

BT fell in love with Duvall "Mickey" Doby and in July of 1987 they joined as one in holy matrimony in Las Vegas, Nevada. From this union, BT and Mickey gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Breia Shonnae Washington.

After retiring from the post office, BT relocated to Marshall, Texas. While in Texas, he worked various jobs and met many people with whom he maintained lasting friendships.

Booker T. Washington, III, "BT" will be missed dearly and we will all cherish the times we were blessed to have with him. He is preceded in death by his mother, Sara Jean Harper.

He leaves behind his beloved daughter, Breia Shonnae Moreno (Victor); one grandson, B'Jon Oliver Washington, one granddaughter, Lyriq Gianna Moreno; father, Booker T. Washington, Jr.; three sisters, Linda Jo Harris, Sandra White (Kenneth), and Bridgette Washington-Collier (Derek); brother, Bertral Washington (Cher); a host of step-siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that he loved dearly!

Memorial services honoring the life of Mr. Booker T. Washington, a beloved father, brother and friend were held on February 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.