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Stephen ‘tWitch’s boss was honored by the family at the memorial service
February 13, 2023
Over the weekend, friends and family gathered to celebrate the late dancer Stephen ‘tWitch’ Bosswho died last year.
At the memorial ceremony, several guests gave emotional speeches in addition to music and dance performances. Boss’s family also shared that they are carrying on Boss’s legacy through a foundation that aims to spread love and mental awareness.
After Boss’s death, his wife, Allison Holker, filed a court application to gain access to half of their joint property, as he had passed it on without a will.
Read below for more details.
Friends and family showed up at the memorial
A memorial service was held for Boss on Saturday after he died at the age of 40.
The emotional event, which took place in Los Angeles, was attended by more than 500 friends, colleagues and family to pay their last respects to the late dancer.
Attendees included Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Thacker, Derek Hough, AJ McLean, Robin Antin and Wayne Brady. Also in attendance were the cast and crew of “So You Think You Can Dance” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
As part of the ceremony, some attendees gave heartwarming speeches about the impact Boss had on their lives during his lifetime. Bdash, Slavik Pustovoytov and Ceasare “Tighteyex” Willis paid tribute to the Boss with dance performances, while musicians Mickey Guyton and Andy Grammer sang songs. The memorial service was hosted by family pastor Joe Smith.
“She Was the Light”
One of the highlights of the ceremony was a speech by Boss’s wife, Holker, with whom he has three children: Weslie, 14, Maddox, 6, and Zaia, 3.
“He was the light. He chose love, grace and kindness. And it deserves to be celebrated,” said PerUS Weekly.
It was also revealed that Boss’s family “aims to carry on the legacy of Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss by spreading love and mental health awareness” through a foundation called Move With Kindness.
Those present received wristbands with the name of the foundation. They were also urged to add their own quota to the late dancer’s celebration by donating to the organization to help achieve its goal of “serving as a source of support and inspiration for the lives of individuals facing hardship.” People.
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss died on December 13th
Prior to the memorial service, Boss was laid to rest on January 4th in a small ceremony attended only by family members.
The father of three committed suicide on December 13. After his death, his wife released a statement to People reflecting on his legacy and listing his qualities.
“Steph lit up every room she entered. Above all, he valued family, friends and community, and leading with love and light was everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father and an inspiration to his fans,” she said in the tribute.
“To say he left a legacy would be an understatement and his positive impact will continue to be felt,” added the “So You Can Dance” alum. “I’m sure not a day goes by that we don’t honor his memory. We ask for privacy during this difficult time for myself and especially our three children.”
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss died intestate
Through an exclusive reportby The explosion The chief did not leave a will when he died, which caused some complications for his wife. He has since filed in state court to gain access to half of their joint estate.
According to the petition, part of the demand is for the girl to receive half of their “assets,” including royalties from her work on TV.
The filing claimed that Boss’s net worth when the couple married on December 10, 2013, was “zero”. He also stated that “there is no written agreement between (Allison) and (Stephen) that provides for a disproportionate division of the total value of the community property.”