Death Announcement | Ugandan Community In Houston Has Lost Geoffrey Opolot To Cancer

Posted July 19, 2016 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Death Annoucement ~ 6,889 views



Houston Ugandan Community
Death: 15th July 2016

Cause of Death: Lung Cancer.
Geoffrey Opolot came to the US 16 years ago as a student as Blinn College in Bryan Texas and has since lived and worked within this community. In April 2016 he was diagnosed with a Stage 4 Cancer and underwent chemotherapy with St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan Texas. He underwent the full treatment cycle and was slated to begin treatment with MD Anderson but ended up in CCU before the treatment dates.

He passed on Friday 15th July and the family is trying to make arrangements to repatriate his body back to Uganda for burial at his ancestral Home in Amuria Katakwi Uganda.

The family has setup a GoFundMe page on Facebook for the Late Geoffrey Opolot, the deceased’s Mom and Son are currently in College Station and can be contacted through Mr. Robert Wanok 1.979.304.0320.

Please forward at your convenience. Daniel Jombwe, Houston

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    Bonny Blake

    Geoffrey Opolot, did have a wife
    Shawn Opolot, why was she Not mentioned

    Elizabeth Baganda

    Heartfelt condolences!!!

    Ekanu Godfrey

    Am so sorry my friend, I remember those days(around 2000) in Uganda before you left for Texas and we joked how u were going to make serious dollars and come back, have a blast .i have been saddened by the news of your passing on, may your soul rest in eternal peace. May the good lord strengthen your family as we try to move on with out you physically but forever in spirit , we will miss you so much my friend.

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