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Russell Tawan Baytops

February 26, 1956 - July 07, 2021

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OBITUARY
RUSSELL TAWAN BAYTOPS      Russell (Russman) Tawan Baytops was born on February 26, 1956 in Newark, NJ.  He is the sixth of twelve children born to the late Bishop H.E. and Mother E.I. Baytops.  He departed this life on July 7, 2021 at his residence in Newark, NJ.      Although Russell was a man of many talents, he is most known for his skillful mastery of the lead guitar.  He began playing at a very young age and began his musical...  see more
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    Russ Talking
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    Russ Playing
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    FROM YOUR BABY SIS, LATRICIA
    Hey my darling Russ, Russman & Big bro,
    Three funny dudes (yes I said dudes) rolled up into one.
    The verdict is still out, whose the craziest in this family,
    And you’re at the very top of the list, certainly.
    Li’l Sis. is...  more
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    Russ singing and playing
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    TRIBUTE BY BRODIE ENOCH
    Almost 15 years ago I was in treatment. In my heart I knew I needed to be there, but the disease was telling me it was time to go. As I sat there trying to figure out just how to get thrown out of the program, all of a...  more
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    voisey by russman26 (1)