We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Westside Funeral Home
Our precious Joshua Bennett was born to Raphael Bennett, Jr. and Kierra Robinson of Bradenton, FL on August 2, 2020 at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.
Lazier laughed and smiled throughout his 11 months and 13 days; bringing joy and happiness to everyone he touched. He had the sternest mean-mug that would eventually turn into the biggest grin. Lazier was known for skipping nap-time at the daycare which earned him the nickname “Boss Baby”.
When it came to naming Lazier, Raphael and Kierra decided on the name, Lazier Joshua Bennett. The name represents, Kierra’s fami- ly surname while Joshua is the name of Raphael’s late brother.
He was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandfather, Rev. Ceola D. Lazier; Paternal Grandparents, Raphael Bennett, Sr. and Sherry Goodwin, Aunts, Latundra Smalls and Shonteki Williams; Uncle, Joshua Bennett.
He leaves to cherish his memories, Parents, Raphael Bennett, Jr. and Kierra Robinson; Sisters, A’Nyjai Clarke and Kianne Clarke; Great Grandmother, Curleane Lazier; Grandparents, Joseph Robinson, Sr. (Jacqueline), Debra Robinson; Aunt, Amani-J ade Posley; Uncles, Kenneth “Charlie” Goodwin, Henry (Tasha) Mallard, Joseph Robinson, Jr., and Gerron Moultry, Sr.; Godmoth- ers, De’Andrea “Nicole” Hird and Kalicia “Goldie” Rozier; Godfa- ther, Rober “Cream” Mackey’ Special Aunts, Tumeka Thomas and Sade Duval-Gonzales; Special Uncles, Cedric Presha, Bryan Thom- as, Gerrell Houston, Edgar Thellar, Troy Griffin, Jr., All of Bradenton, FL; Calvin Lazier, Jr., Miami, FL. Special Baby Cousins, Ce’Maj Presha, Zy’hyr and Zay’myr Mattison, Bradenton, FL; Godsisters, A’Rhiya Bundrage, Camille Bundrage, Kymora White and Jade Curry; Special Cousins, Elaina Mattison, Marquis “Tokyo” Mattison, Jadah Moultry, Gerron Moultry, Jr.; God-Brother, Raetrell Crawford.