A Celebration of Life and Memorial Service for Mr. Dexter G. (DJ Disco Dexx) Cusseaux of Tampa, FL, will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa, 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33605. Mr. Dexter G. (DJ Disco Dexx) Cusseaux was born on October 17, 1956 in Tampa, FL, to the late Mr. Wright Cusseaux, Sr. and Mrs. Lillian Cusseaux, who were both longtime residents of Lincoln Gardens.
Dexter was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL, and graduated from Jefferson High School, class of 1974. He worked at Jim Walters Computer Services, a division of Walter Industries, and St. Joseph Hospital. He also worked as a disc jockey in the Tampa Bay area for many years. He acquired his known name, “D.J. Disco Dexx” for his passionate love of music while spinning the vinyl sounds of music in many clubs and sometimes working alongside WTMP’S the late disc jockey, Jerry Walker. DJ Disco Dexx brought the disco and soulful sounds to many Tampa Bay area night clubs such as, the original Fox Hole, in the 70’s, 80’s as well as into the 90’s before passing his skills on to his stepson, DJ Shizm of 95.7, who credits him as his mentor.
Dexter was preceded in death by three brothers: Mr. Wright “Cherry” Cusseaux, Jr., Mr. Albert “Papa” Roberts, and Dwight R. Cusseaux Sr. Mr. Cusseaux leaves to cherish his memories: His loving and devoted son, Dietrich Cusseaux, Sr. and wife Crystal; His grandchildren, Dietrich Cusseaux, Jr., Hannah Cusseaux, Jocelyn Cusseaux, Arianna Cusseaux, and Isiah Cusseaux. Extended family of children who loved and acknowledged him as a loving dad includes Jearold Hill, Gregory Hill, Kevin Ramos, Coneathia Walker, Darrin White, Lawrence Harrell and Rashad Herring; Siblings, Ms. Carolyn Baker, Mt. Morris, MI; Mr. Dan Cusseaux, Sr. (Ferdonia), Rev. Allen Cusseaux, Sr. (Sherryl), Mrs. Veronica “Bonnie” Cusseaux Dixon (Jerry), Mrs. Joy S. Hendricks-DeParkinson (Marlon), Ms. Zsa Zsa Cusseaux and Ms. Sheila “Gigi” Cusseaux, all of Tampa; Ms. Monica Tartabull of Flint, MI, and Mrs. Robyn Townsend (Garrett) of Alpharetta, GA; Sister in law, Saundra Cusseaux; aunt, Evangelist Frances Boykins, and uncles, J.J and Harry Harris (Deborah) Eustis, FL. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, associates, and friends.
Family and friends are asked to meet at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa on Saturday morning for the service at 10:45 a.m. MASKS ARE RECOMMENDED.