Black Stalin Hailed As True Patriot At Funeral Service

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Black Stalin Hailed As True Patriot At Funeral Service

A true patriot is how Keina Calliste, the first daughter of Dr Leroy Calliste, described her father during the eulogy at his funeral service.

It took place at the Southern Academy of the Performing Arts in San Fernando on Thursday.

Keina said her father loved to cook, follow sports, was also jolly, was not into politics and not about receiving accolades and awards but would acknowledge gifts bestow on him in recognition of his contribution to culture.



During her tributes to the Black Stalin, Abeo Jackson, offered special thanks to all those who were responsible for his care during his medical challenges.

Steve “Ras Kommanda” Pascall reflected on the way Stalin was able to inspire hope and confidence especially in the face of numerous challenges.

Anthony “Chinese Laundry” Chow Lin On spoke about the wide range of issues Stalin itemised in his songs adding that he admired the advice received from the musical legend.