The Life of Willie J Lenoir
Willie “JellyJohn” Lenoir, 83, passed away November 3, 2013 in Akron, OH from a short illness. Mr. Lenoir was born and lived all of his life in Akron, OH. He was a former member of Riviera Bowling Lanes. He also enjoyed playing pool and the organ, and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Roberta Banks; children, Linda Ray, Norman, Eddie, and Richard; sisters, Claudamay, and Maryann; He is survived by wife, Queenie; children, Roberta Lenoir, Timothy (Angie) Lenoir, Anthony Chatman, and Percy Roberts; brothers, Robert Earl Banks, James Banks, Jr., and LeRoy Garman; sister, Adlean Gardner; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; special friends, Lloyd West, Will, and Ambrose Jordan; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Service will be held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, Oh 44307, Pastor J. Michael Martin, Sr. officiating. Interment Mt. Peace Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 868 Sheridan St., Akron, OH 44307.