Kellyn Vincent Armond Toliver was born in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on November 16, 1988. He was 5th of six children, the youngest son of Victor Armond Toliver Sr. and Kelly Alita Toliver. Kellyn’s life was exciting, because his father was in the Army he and his family traveled the world. He started his early educational years in Stuttgart, Germany. After spending four years in Germany the family moved to Fort Hood, Texas where he continued his education in elementary school. After his father Victor was honorably discharged the family moved back to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where Kellyn continued his education in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Following his older brothers foot-steps Kellyn began playing for Lincoln Larimer Youth Football. In 2007, Kellyn graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School.
Kellyn was a gifted and intelligent young man who began his Rapping career while in High School. He along with his cousin Aaron and a few other friends began the Rap Group “Dream Team”. Inspired by his talent in writing songs and rapping Kellyn met his good friend the late Mac Miller who saw his gift and encouraged him to continue to follow his dream. Together, they traveled the country rapping at difference venues and Kellyn who was better known by his stage name “TollyBandz” grew a significant fan base. His love of music inspired him to start one of his first businesses, 412 Studio Inc. In 2005, Kellyn met his first love Jamie Brickely and together they had two handsome sons, Jayden and Jayce Toliver. They remained good friends and co-parented their children. Kellyn loved and adored his sons. They were his life and the very breath he breathed. There was no mountain to high or valley to low that Kellyn wouldn’t travel for his sons.
Kellyn had a superb personality and the gift of laughter. He was the life of the party along with his mother and could always be seen enjoying time together because he was a Momma Boy. His family was the most important thing to him. The love for his sisters, Kandyce Marie Stewart and Vanessa Mourden Toliver was scene by everyone who knew them. Kellyn respected his brothers, Brandon Armond Stewart, Victor Armond Toliver, Brett Alon Toliver (deceased). He was inspired by how they raised their children and the closeness they had with them. Kellyn and his father were inseparable. His respect for his dad spoke volumes to their relationship and there was no problem that the two couldn’t solve together. His dad was his rock.
Kellyn was also known for his love of animals and he was the owner of Exotic Bullets Kennel, LLC. He owned exotic dogs, lizards, snakes, fish, and the list goes on and on. There was no animal Kellyn didn’t love.
Kellyn was a trend setter who had his own style in clothing and jewelry. It was often that Kellyn would remind everyone that he had “Swagger all the way to the moon.” Kellyn after experiencing the death of his brother, Brett decided that life is to short and he was going to live life to its fullest. Every day was a party and adventure and Kellyn wrote the story.
On June 25, 2020, Kellyn departed this life for life eternal. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, W.C. and Louise Craig, Dorothy Jones, and Myrtle Jane; grandfathers, Harry Satterwhite and Theodore Toliver; uncle, Marcus (HiCEE) Stewart; and brother, Brett Alon Toliver.
He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Victor Armond Toliver Sr. and Kelly Alita Toliver; siblings, Brandon (Sabrina) Stewart, Kandyce Stewart, Victor Toliver Jr., Vanessa Toliver; grandparents, Mourden Baldwin and Robin Harris; aunts, Kimberly Goins and Christine Carpenter; uncles, Orlando Toliver, Antonio Craig, William Satterwhite, and Harry (Barbara) Satterwhite; nephews, Jaquay Jr., Shawn, Kenneth, Victor III, Kayden, Brandon Jr., Marcus, Isaiah, Brandon, Kameron, and Armond; nieces, Destaney, Bryonna, Kendall, and Samauri, great-nieces, Jewel, Saniya, and Santana and a host of other relatives and many friends.
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