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May 25, 1950 ~ July 7, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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James Shaheed Muhammad, a retired business owner of “Simple Lawn Service” and Real
Green Money, LLC, passed into eternal rest July 7, 2023.
Shaheed was born in Preston, Ga on May 25, 1950 to the late Paul Walton and Thelma
Gertrude Hall. He was preceded in death by five sisters, Corrine Hightower, Amzy Thomas, Eunice
Hall, Justean Johns, and Carol Simmons; two brothers, Roy Walton and Willie C. Hall.
Shaheed was a graduate of Spencer High School Class of 1969. Shaheed wed Maxine
Lateefah Muhammad in 1976, during their eleven year union, they had three daughters. He
attended Real Estate School at Columbus Technical College and became a licensed Real Estate
Agent employed with French-Whitten Realtor. He later went on to become a licensed Real Estate
Broker and opened his own agency. Shaheed took much pride in being a great businessman and an
entrepreneur; taking many risks owning small businesses. Risks that proved fruitful for him and his
Shaheed enjoyed spending time with family and loved ones, going to the movies, and
listening and enjoying music from his favorite artists; Sam Cook, Curtis Mayfield, and Marvin Gaye.
He had a passion for football and played in high school. In his later years, he enjoyed coaching his
youngest son, Rasheed and his grandson, Julian in football techniques and strategies.
Shaheed had a deep love for Christ and an in-depth knowledge of various religions. He
served as an ordained minister that married several couples in his lifetime. Also, he prided himself
in aiding others and giving back to those in need. His pride and joy was an organization he created,
C.C.A.F. (Crack Cocaine Addiction Freedom). Shaheed took the initiative to start this organization,
to assist the community by providing fellowship and support for people recovering from addiction.
Shaheed leaves to cherish his legacy and memory, his former wife, Maxine L. Muhammad
and their three daughters, Tauheedah Hollifield (James), Raushanah Petermon (Bernard) both of
Peachtree City, Ga., and Ameerah Dean (John) of Northridge, Ca.; three sons, A.R. Rennell
Mutakabbir of Atlanta, Ga., Ameer Alexander Sr. of Tallahassee, Fl., and Rasheed Muhammad of
Atlanta, Ga. Ten grandchildren James Corey O’Neal, Julian Hall, Gabriel Ward, Marianne
Mutakabbir, Jalen Petermon, Jamie-Eden Hollifield, Ameer Alexander ll, Grace Petermon, Joshua
Hollifield, and Taylor Dean. Two great grandchildren, Jakhoria O’neal and Khoriana O’neal. Two
sisters, Annie Jackson of Preston, Ga and Arvella Phillips of Lawrencville, Ga; one brother Byron
Walton of Columbus, Ga.; one sister in law, Tillie Walton of Columbus, Ga. and several nieces,
nephews, cousins, friends, and devoted friends, Mary Ann O’neal and Shantayia Hill; devoted
nephew and friend Boris Hall.
The family of James Shaheed Muhammad would like to thank everyone for their expression
of kindness and extension of condolences. Your extended phone calls, visits, flowers, cards, food,
thoughts and prayers have helped immensely during this difficult time of mourning. May God bless
each and every one of you.