He was blessed with a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He is survived by his sisters, Erma Jones of Mt. Vernon, Betty Thomas of Decatur and Christine Bell of Rockford; sister-in-law, Betty Barr of Florida; and brother, Harold Warden (Robbie) of California.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
A homegoing celebration will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the House of Faith Church of God in Christ, Decatur with Pastor Embra R. Patterson III, officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation one hour before service.
Professional services entrusted to Walker Funeral Service and Chapel, Decatur. Visit www.walkerfs.com for more information.