MALEK SHAQUIR HOLLOMAN, son of Ursula R. Holloman

 And William Watson, was born in Tacoma, Washington on November 19, 1992.  He abruptly departed this life on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Malek, also affectionately known as “Pookie” (by his mother) but also known as “Lek,” was christened at Eastside Baptist Church at the early age f one month old.  He attended public schools in Tacoma and Newport News, Virginia.  He returned to Tacoma and attended Clover Park Technical College, where he had a desire to be a music producer.  At the time of his passing, Malek was employed as a construction worker.

“Lek” was energetic, inquisitive, warm hearted, and loved his family.  With a sanctified spirit, and a caring attitude, Malek always said, “Blessed to see another day.”  He made friends easily and connected with his cousins, nationwide and maintained a strong relationships with them throughout his life.  Malek was an avid reader and was very knowledgeable, as a result.  He also cherished music, feeling that music has a meaning, and was a good dancer.  His dog, Bella, also gave him joy.  Over the years, Malek acquired an impressive talent in cooking, another one of his passions.

  1. Brittany Bell says:

    Ursula and Family,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. May Malek rest in peace.

    -Team Aberdeen

  2. Melissa Brewer says:

    Ursula
    My heart weeps with you and for you. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Lean on God and each other as you face the difficult moment. My prayers, love and hugs are with you.

  3. Renee Silook says:

    There are no words to fully express how I felt about Malek. The incredible Bond I had with him has left me heartbroken with his passing. My deepest condolences to his beautiful mother Ursula, his father, uncles, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews & cousins I know he adored. And also to his daughter Sway who he loved so very much. Forever loved, forever missed Lek Hustle.💙

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