Kevin Aleksei Obando age 17, a resident of 1108 Deer Tract Drive, Washington, NC died Sunday, February 10, 2019.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Harvest Church officiated by Pastor Brian Oliver. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 PM until the service hour at the church.
Kevin Aleksei Obando, 17, of Washington, NC, died February 10, 2019. He was born January 31st, 2002 in Darby, Delaware County Pennsylvania, the son of Mario and Natalya Obando. He attended Abeka Academy School while simultaneously attending his second semester of an early college program at Beaufort County Community College, aiming to further his education at ECU majoring in Orthodontics.
Kevin was a member of the youth program at Harvest Church in Washington, N.C. led by associate Pastor Brian Oliver. Kevin a born again Christian, was somebody who always listened to people never left anyone out and had a real passion for serving others. He was a very caring, gentle soul. A tender and compassionate young person, full of laughter and very funny, always putting the needs of others before his own. A very descriptive and talented painter, writer and cartoon artist; Kevin created various comic books to express his thoughts and feelings, one of those books was used during VBS by Pastor Brian Oliver as an outreach tool.
Kevin’s home was in Washington, N.C. It was here he was able to spend wonderful time with his family and favorite dog Maya, take countless walks throughout the neighborhood, parks, the woods and waterfront. He had true appreciation for the outdoors. He loved his sister, Nicole-his partner in crime, they laughed together, went places together, play games together the connection was there, truly wonderful to watch. Nicole’s character was a role model for him.
It was the simple things around him in life that he never took for granted, commenting daily how fortunate and thankful he was. Above all Kevin was a true believer in the Lord Jesus Christ’s love and the beauty and peace that would await him after his passing as documented in his daily journal. His favorite scripture was Hebrew 11, the great faith chapter.
Kevin is survived by his parents Mario and Natalya of Washington, NC; his sister Yekaterina of Anchorage, Alaska and his sister Nicole at home. He also leaves his maternal grandparents, Fyodor and Klavdiya of Lesnoi, Russia. He is also survived by his girlfriend, Alexis Asby of Pinetown, NC and his close friends Mason and Jacob of Washington, NC and several aunts, uncles, nieces and cousins.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Obando family.
Harvest Church - Directions
2020 W. 15th Street, Washington, NC 27889 T:252-833-4894
- Saturday, February 16, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM