Brima Sahr Lebbie

1992 - 2021


Brima Sahr Lebbie, age 29, of North Little Rock, AR, passed away unexpectedly of a short illness on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Brima was born in Nairobi, Kenya on January 8, 1992. He is survived by his parents, Sahr and Isatu Lebbie, his brothers Sahr Lebbie Jr. and Tamba Lebbie (Mandie Louise Hicks), and his sisters Adrienne, Amanda and Rita Lebbie. He is also survived by his adoring nephews Denzel S. Lebbie and Marley S. R. Lebbie, nieces Malaika S. Lebbie and Zainab Kumba Mwaura, aunts and uncles, and a plethora of cousins and loving relatives and friends.

He was a graduate of NLR High School, Class of 2010, where he was on the football team. He attended the University of Central Arkansas, where he majored in Nursing, and later completed his nursing degree at the Baptist Health College (School of Nursing), in Little Rock. Brima served as a Registered Nurse at the Baptist Health Hospital in North Little Rock for a year before becoming a traveling nurse, enjoying helping people throughout the west coast and offering his services where most needed.   His passion was working out in the gym and bodybuilding.

 Brima was a generous, joyful person, loved and respected by any who met him. He had a smile that could light any room.  Brima was kind and caring to the extent that he would prevail upon his parents to pay school fees for his peers who were expelled because their parents could not pay the fees on time.  He loved to travel to places that brought him close to nature, the hills of Los Angeles and the Grand Canyon being favorites. He especially loved his mother's home cooking and traditional sauces from her home country of Sierra Leone.  Part of his enduring legacy is his decision to become an organ donor, and his family asks for prayers for the recipients of those gifts, especially the person who received his strong, loving heart.  May all who knew him be blessed by their memories, as we are so grateful to have had him in our lives, even for so short a time.

The public is invited to share their respects at a walk-through visitation on Friday, April 23rd from 1pm-3pm (CST), at Superior Fun.  A public graveside service will be on Sunday, April 25th at 11 a.m.(CST), at the Arkansas Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 8507 AR-161, North Little Rock, AR 72117, following a private memorial service at Park Hill Presbyterian Church.  Superior Funeral Services 5017 E. Broadway North Little Rock (501) 945-9922. Trudean Long Brown "Providing Services Your Family Deserves."
Donations may be made to Park Hill Presbyterian Church Emergency Fund or Youth Fund, 3520 JFK Blvd, North Little Rock, AR 72116 or


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Martha Sutherland

April 22, 2021 8:21 PM

May this Tree grow Tall & Strong & shelter many species of birds & wildlife. Brima would like that.

“A poem lovely as a TREE. A nest of robins in her hair;
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Martha Sutherland

April 22, 2021 7:54 PM

Sahr, Isatu and family.
I am so deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your endeared Son, Brima.
My heart hurts with you.
My prayers will
Remain continually for you!
May God provide you overwhelming love not only Spiritually but from so much love of those who love each of you!
I’m so sorry.

Lovingly Martha Sutherland

Laura Duckworth

April 20, 2021 8:08 AM

With caring thoughts and prayers,
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Pastor Marie Mainard O'Connell

April 17, 2021 3:29 PM

Many blessings of comfort and strength to the family, who reared such a wonderful young man as Brima.  It truly is a tragedy that he was taken from us so soon, but what a gift his life was and continues to be.  May all be comforted by their memories and the knowledge of God's love.

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