Celebrating the life of Pierre Antoine Baptiste
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Pierre Antoine Baptiste made his transition on Saturday, September 3, 2022. He was born on June 10, 1979, to Coral Beverley Ann Riley and, the late, Selwyn Baptiste. A graduate from Martin Luther King High School, in June 1999, he also did an honorable thing by serving his country by joining the United States Army. He has resided here for 7 years, coming from Hinesville, GA. He was a member of the Pembroke Lodge #58 of Hinesville, GA, became a member of the Venom Riders about five years ago, was a member of the Buffalo Soldiers MC Club and was a 1st generation American Citizen in the Baptiste/Riley family. Pierre enjoyed cooking, dancing, riding with the brothers and, of course, his Bulleit Bourbon. He married his best friend, Latoya Baptiste, on March 21, 2016, and he loved her so much. He leaves behind his wife, Latoya Baptiste, Tampa, FL; son, Pierre Azon Baptiste; 3 daughters, Cyan, Jael and Chaya Baptiste. all of Tampa, FL; 4 brothers, Selwyn Baptiste, Noel Gervais, Amon Gervais and Stephan Jackson; 2 sisters, Tiffany Baptiste and Raina Baptiste; mother, Coral Baptiste; step-father, Curtis Gervals; aunt and uncle, Michael and Judy Payne; 2 grandchildren, Reign Baptiste and Kartier Baptiste-Crum; 2 aunts, Angela Baptiste and Olga Baptiste; mother-in-law, Rhonda Pearson; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Riley Watts; godchildren, Chyna Jackson and Jasmine White and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family. A Celebration Gathering will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 16, 2022, at Victory AME Church, 5202 S 86th St, Tampa, FL 33619. Inurnment will be at 2:00 P.M. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL with military honors. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Latoya Baptiste @ 5019 S 88th Street Tampa FL 33619.
Celebration Of Life Gathering
5202 South 86th Street
Tampa, FL 33619
6502 S.W. 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513