Dejon Prejean, 35, of Proctorville, Oh, and formerly of California, passed away, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 in the Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Born May 1, 1985 in Bellflower, California, he was the son of Johnny (Charity) Prejean, of Proctorville, and Lorrie Martin, of Jacksonville, Florida. He was and international basketball player and played professional basketball in Germany from 2011-2015.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son, Dominic Prejean, the mother of his child, Rayana Huffman, his maternal grandmother, Gwendolyn Smith, his paternal grandmother, Kathleen Pugh. Siblings, Donte Prejean, Loren Prejean, Travon Prejean, Jonathan Prejean, Aunjonee Prejean, Kharizma Prejean, Isaiah Howell, Coco Prejean, Lorel Smalls and Morgan Martin, a host of aunts and uncles, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. the Cremeens-Funeral Home, locally owned and operated at 75 Grape St., Gallipolis Ohio. Pastor Rev. Christian Scott will officiate and interment will be in California at a later date. Friends may call two hours prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.
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