Kameel Mazen Elian
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is with great sadness that the family of Kameel Elian, announce his passing on February 18th, 2023, in Jackson, TN, He is preceded by his stepfather, Dale Pilkington and his dear friend, Deborah Crabtree. He is survived by his partner: Victoria (Tori) Cox, his son: Roman Alexander Elian, his mother: Dana-Leigh Pilkington, his father: Mazen Elian, his siblings: Leila Elian, Zachary Elian, and Spencer Pilkington as well as beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Kameel had a servant’s heart and a passion for helping others. He greatly enjoyed Dodgers baseball and collecting baseball cards. He had an immense love for reading and creating art in many forms. Some of his greatest works were tobacco pipes and knives that he carved by hand. Kameel was a proud father and adored his son very much. He will be missed by so many.
Family and friends are welcome to attend a celebration of life, which will be held at Journey Church (55 Allen Woods Lane Three Way, TN 38343) on February 25th at 2:00pm.