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Harlon Torbert

June 7, 1973 ~ November 17, 2018 (age 45)

Harlon Lewayne Torbert known as "Suga Wolf" was born on June 7, 1973 in San Diego, Ca lifornia to Vicki Lynn Bowers and Rona ld Albert S traughn. He was the oldes t of four. Harlon was a lso the 1s t grandchild of his grandparents . Harlon was a na tive San Diegan. He gradua ted from Lincoln High School. He la ter decided to further his educa tion by taking courses a t San Diego City Community and Mesa Community College. Harlon was baptized a t an early by the la te Rev. LaSa lle Jones . At the age of 22 God Blessed Harlon with a beautiful baby girl, Tekeya Torbert, whom He had been trying to loca te for the pas t nine years . On December 13, 2001, He was Blessed with another baby girl, Zhanri Ma lays ia Torbert. He had a specia l bond and re la tionship with
Zhanri s ince the day she was born. Harlon had a specia l bond with his s tep-fa ther, Douglas Ray Barnes . They were able to ta lk about anything. The advice tha t Douglas would give to Harlon was very useful and very we ll respected. Harlon loved spending time with his family and friends .
He a lso had a pass ion for cooking. When family and friends ga thered, Harlon would volunteer to be the cook. He would pos t photos of his food on Facebook, rece iving hundreds of ? likes? especia lly for his presenta tion, which he fe lt was very important.  He would say  "I got it from my Mama , Vicki Lynn" . Vicki ra ised Harlon by herse lf with the he lp of her mother. Harlon was a Bless ing to Vicki. "At the age o f s ixteen, he was always w ith me . He was neve r in fos te r care , neve r been in prison, on probation o r paro le . ? I'm Proud Mama? . No t to look down on anyone ? I? m J us t Proud? .  I called h im my firs t love because he was my firs t bo rn and I d idn? t know what love was until I had Harlon. He was always in the kitchen looking ove r me as I cooked . That? s why he wou ld say,? I go t it from Vicki Lynn." Harlon was the life of the party, a lways making everyone laugh. He spent a lot of time with his cous ins and his friends . He had a specia l cous in, Rodney "Puff" Martin.  And he was looking forward to coming back to San Diego to vis it ?Puff? . He would often trave l to vis it one of his bes t friend? s , Chris topher Green in Macon, Georgia . He is preceded in dea th by his s is ter, Vyonne Cottingham and his brother, Andre S traughn; his grandmother, Ka therine S traughn and his grandfa ther, Forres t S traughn; uncle Joseph Lee Johnson ? JoJo? and his aunt, Alice Sneed.
Harlon Lewayne Torbert was ca lled home to be with the Lord on November 17, 2018 in Macon, Georgia . He leaves to mourn his pass ing: His loving and devoted mother, Vicki Lynn Bowers ; two daughters , Tekeya Torbert and Zhanri Ma lays ia Torbert; brothers and s is ters , Vincent Bowers , Tiffany Branch, Tracy S traughn, Ronne ll S traughn, Rona ld S traughn, and Jasmine S traughn; aunts , De lphia Hayes , Es ther "NeeNee" Torbert, Carla "Kay Kay" Torbert, and Charlotte "Polly" Johnson; Uncles , Rev. Frank Torbert  and

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