Dwight Keith Nolan Jr.
- November 2, 2022
Dwight Keith “DJ” Nolan Jr. was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio on June 16, 1991 to parents Dwight Nolan Sr (who preceded him in death) and Phyllis Nolan. Dwight was the youngest of his three siblings.
Dwight attended Horizon Science Academy in Cleveland, Ohio which he graduated from in May 2010. He played basketball for Horizon Science Academy which he formed lifelong friendships with many of his friends he calls brothers today.
He attended college at Akron University following graduation. Dwight was very intelligent and excelled in his studies. He was a loving and active child.
As a child he loved to go to church and was actively involved. Dwight always was willing to help anyone he could. He will forever be remembered as a big gentle giant that would spark a conversation with anyone. He felt strongly about his family members and shared whatever he could with anybody.
He was known as DJ a name that he acquired in his early childhood. He was a loving family man, loved to debate and a sports fanatic. Dwight had a passion for music, his favorite artist was Lil Wayne. Many will remember him for his humorous personality, laugh and his excessive jokes. His greatest joy was the birth of his son Dwight Keith Nolan III (Baby DJ) on March 30, 2019; his pride and joy.
Dwight met the love of his life Tiffanee Giffin December 29, 2013 where he then moved to Pittsburg, PA. He started a life in Pittsburg with her and fathered her children as his own. Dwight was a very active father and an amazing dad.
Dwight leaves to mourn in his passing his mother, Phyllis Nolan; Brother Damion LaQuinte Scott (preceded him in death); Sister Ranielle McKenzie (Domonick McKenzie); love of his life Tiffanee Griffin; son Dwight Keith Nolan III and her children Jeremiah Griffin, Kamyah Griffin & Taron Taylor; grandmother Elanor Nolan; extended family the Barnes and Winfields; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.