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Jason Marcus Headen was born July 8, 1984, to Noreen and James Headen in Jersey City, New Jersey. He departed this life on Saturday, October 8, 2023, in Kissimmee, Florida, after a long battle with cancer.
Jason spent his early years in Newark, New Jersey, where he attended Chad Science Academy until his junior year in high school. Afterward, he moved to Oklahoma, where he graduated from Northwest Classen High School, in Oklahoma City, demonstrating his dedication to education and growth.
He was preceded in death by James Headen (father), Constance and James Headen, Lillie and Henry Britt (grandparents), Damali (sister), Kevan (brother), Wallace (uncle), cousins David and Tammy, and of course, Tiny Old Man (Nolen). He is survived by his parents, Noreen and Leonard McGhee, only nephew Jihad, siblings Shelly, Nia, and Khari, aunts Carol, Kitty, Ellen, Joan, Roberta, and Virginia, uncles Henry and David, cousins Karen, Ebony, Shelonda, Andrea, and Telia; and a host of many other cousins, friends, and loved ones.
One of Jason's greatest passions was music. He had a remarkable talent for singing, and his voice graced various stages and groups throughout his life. He was a prominent member of "The Headliners", “Wavetones Inc.” and “Royal Jelly”, where he shared his love for music with audiences. His contributions as the "Boogieman" in "Squadlive" added a unique and memorable flair to his performances.
Karaoke was another platform where Jason shined. He ran the show at the "Screaming Coyote Karaoke," where he encouraged people to seize the spotlight and showcase their talents. His charismatic presence and passion for singing made these events unforgettable.
In addition to his musical pursuits, Jason also had a caring and engaging personality. He worked as a docent at Ostrich Land USA Inc., sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for animals, making their experiences memorable and educational.
Jason's love for his family was boundless. He was a pillar of support, always encouraging open communication and fostering stronger bonds among his loved ones. His dedication to family unity was unwavering, and his presence remarkably brought people closer together.
His dynamic personality was truly a force of nature. Jason had a gift for striking up conversations with anyone, whether they were familiar faces or strangers. His charisma and warmth were like a ray of sunshine, effortlessly brightening any room he entered. He had a way of making everyone feel welcome and valued.
Jason Marcus Headen touched the lives of many with his warmth, talent, and dedication. He will be remembered for his beautiful voice, entertaining ability, and genuine kindness. He leaves behind a legacy of love and music that will continue to inspire those who had the privilege of knowing him.
Jason will be deeply missed, but his spirit will live on in our hearts and memories, reminding us of the importance of love, family, and the enduring connections that transcend time and space.