Service will be held at St Peter, and Paul Catholic Cathedral, 22 Kronprindsens Grade, Lower Main Street, Charlotte Amalie, VI on Friday, February 2, 2018, at 9 am. Viewing at Turnbull’s Funeral Home, 3815 Crown Bay #10 on Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 4 to 7 pm. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay, 8 Smith Bay Road following service.
Alan Demetrius Ottley, Passed with peace and grace on Friday, January 11, 2018, in Hollywood, Florida with his family at his side. He was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Athniel "Addie" Ottley and the late Alice Louise Ottley.Alan was a native of Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands since his graduation in 1983 from Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was a devoted Son, Brother, and Father who celebrated life to the fullest. His selflessness, kindness, and zest for life will be missed by all in the US Virgin Islands. He accepted Christ at an early age. He was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cathedral on Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. He enjoyed spending time with his children, family, and friends. He worked at American Yacht Harbor for years and then worked for USVI Department of Public Works until his premature passing.Alan leaves to cherished his memories: Father, Athniel “Addie” Ottley, Stepmother, Mary Ottley; Devoted partner, Andrea Burton; Mother of his children, Dia Dawson; Children, DeShawn Ottley, Demetria Ottley and Stepson, Delvin James; Brothers, Andre Ottley and Robbie Brown; Sisters, Alicia (Lorene) Cobb, Angela Ottley Lewis, Alfreda (Michael) Bradford, Andrea Ottley and Karen Brown Scarbriel; Uncles, Peter Ottley, Paul Ottley, Aubrey Ottley Jr.; Aunts, Janine Ottley, Margaret Ottley, Magalie Ottley, Lenore Ottley, Alda Ottley, Clarice Horsford, Velma Ottley, Joyce Blyden and Sonia Walters; Nephews, Denzel and Tyj Cobb; Nieces, Lauryn Cobb, Olivia and Noelani Lewis; Cousins, Flavius "Mao" Ottley, Anthony “Tony” (Koya) Ottley, Andrea (Ray) Johnson, Albert Bryan, Jr., Rodney Jones, Jermaine Ottley, Gian and Aaron Ottley, Dwayne Ottley, Bernard Ottley Jr., Hosea Ottley, AnJalique Ottley, Alda Ottley, Tamisha Ottley, Stacie Ottley, Michelle Ottley, Jerome Ottley, Daphne Wallace, Dr. Alisa Horsford, Alarise Connor; Goddaughters, Denicia Dawson and Anya Wallace, and countless other cousins, In-laws, co-workers and friends.
He is preceded in death by his Mother, Alice Ottley; Grandmothers, Mamie Johnson, and Iris Ottley; Grandfathers, Frank Johnson and Aubrey Ottley; Great-Aunt, Grace Wilson, and Emma Humes; Aunt, Emma Coleman, Uncles, Willie Johnson, Andre, Falvius and Bernard Ottley and Cousin Jerome D. Grant.