"When all our student days are done and we from school must go,
Still we will honor, love and sing thy praises o’er and o’er,
We’ll live for thee, we’ll strive for thee, we’ll all thy ways adore;
We’ll long for thee and toil until we reach the Golden Shore,
We’ll long for thee and toil until we reach the Golden Shore."
–Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Hymn (Verse 3)
Walter J. Breckenridge
September 30, 1936—March 20, 2020
On Friday, March 20, 2020, beloved father of India and Tia Breckenridge peacefully departed with his daughter’s and brother by his side. His wife Georgia L. Breckenridge preced-ed him in death. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church for over 60 plus years. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc for over 50 years and served as an educator and administrator in the DC Public School system for more than 50 years. He was an avid fisherman. Walton was initiated on December 1, 1955 at Beta Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Dr. William C. Brown, D.D.S
Sunset—July 23, 2019
Dr. Brown is a graduate of Lincoln University. William was a Fall 1976 initiate of the Theta Tau of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Dr. Brown, Reflections of the Man and His Journey Service was held on Friday, July 26, 2019. His Celebration of Life Service was held at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Washington, DC on July 27, 2019
Ronald B. Hanley
July 5, 1948—December 1, 2020
Ronald Bruce Hanley was born on July 5, 1948. Ron work at RBH Consulting. He studies at St. Joseph College. He was from Gary, Indiana. Ron was a 1970 initiate of Indiana University North West Chapter, the Zeta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Gerald Calvin Johnson
April 15, 1944—August 6, 2016
Gerald C. Johnson, retired Captain, United States Secret Service Uniformed Division. Gerald was member of the Prince Hall Free-mason and Shriners. He was also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and the National Organization of Black Law Enforce-ment Executives.
In addition to his wife of 16 years, Gwendolyn Fykes Johnson, he is survived by his mother Mary Johnson and brothers Clinton, and Stephen, sister Yolanda. Children, India Fykes, Anthony Byrd, Brandy Fykes and Barrington Baynes; grandsons, Anthony Jr, Ayden and Barrington Jr.; granddaugh-ters Aniyah and Brizhane. Gerald was initiated on July 12, 1990 at Upper Marlboro / Waldorf (MD) Alumni Chapter.
Colonel David Henry McElveen, USAF (Ret)
May 18, 1931—April 27, 2013
Born May 18, 1931 in Florence County (near Pamplico) South Carolina. David was a 1949 graduated of Marion High School, Marion, South Carolina. In 1952 he graduated with honors (Magna Cum Laude) from the Agricultural and Technical College of Greensboro, NC, now North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Universi-ty. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry.
He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth S. McElveen; father of G. Oinette Pleasant and David Q. McElveen; brother of Wesley F. (Essie) McElveen. He is also survived by five granddaughters and four great- grandchildren. He was initiated into the Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity on April 24, 1951
Dr. Frederick Brian Phillips, Psy:D.,M.S.W.
September 2, 1946—May 4, 2020
Dr. Phillips was a trained and licensed Psychologist and Social Worker. He received advanced training in the area of Clinical Hypnosis, Forensic Psychology and Executive Coaching. Dr. Phillips was a clinician in pri-vate practice for over 40 years. Dr. Phillips is survived by Iness Kalinda Phillips, children Jamali K. Phillips of Maryland, Dr. Jasmine R. Phillips of Neveda, stepsons David Mambwe, Peter Mambwe, Chilufya Mambwe of Marlyalnd, grandchildren Zaria, Nia, Miles, step grandchildren Omar, and Sharma. Dr. Phillips was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Brother Phillips was initiated on March 3, 1966 at Delta Theta.
William Gilbert Robinson, Sr.
December 23, 1936—May 27, 2019
He was born in Washington, DC. He graduated from Cardoza High School in 1954; he served in the U.S. Army for two years. He attended Howard Univer-sity and graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Upon gradua-tion he began his professional career as a Labor Economist and Industrial Relations Specialist with the U.S. Department of Labor. In 1956, William was Initiated into the Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
William is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jacqueline Robinson: two sons William G. Robinson, Jr., (Lisa) and David Robinson (Lauren); one daughter, Erica Harper (Patrick) , six grandsons, two granddaughters, a hose to nieces and nephews.
John Nolan White
March 3, 1948—April 18, 2022
John is from Washington, DC. He was a 1966 graduate of McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC. He study at Lane College and Graduated from Paine College in Augusta, GA. In 1976 with B.A. of Applied Science in Sociology and Anthropology. John became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc on March 8, 1969 at the Beta Lambda Chapter at Lane College. John is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fra-ternity, Inc.
Melvin Stanley Yates, Sr.
November 12, 1945—May 4, 2011
Loving husband Of Dr. Sandra Grady Yates; father of Melvin Stanley Yates, 11 (Laila) and Milton Barrister Yates. He is also survived by sister Ethel Shepherd; brothers, Ernest Yates (Elena) and Alfred Yates (Shirley); grandchildren, Melvin, 111, Milton, 11, Madison and McKenzie Yates. Melvin was a member Of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.