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Willie John Christian

October 13, 1959 March 20, 2019
Willie John Christian
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Obituary for Willie John Christian

Willie John Christian was born on October 13, 1959 in Mt. Gilead, North Carolina to James C. Carey, Sr. and Minnie L. Christian. He was educated in the Linden High Public School system and graduated from Linden High School, Class of 1977. Willie worked many years as a Driver for Safeway. He gave his life to Christ at an early age.

Willie was a very likeable person, very quiet with a caring heart and a warm smile. Willie loved to have family gatherings with his family. He was known as the “Grill Master Man” whenever the family had cookouts. Willie was an avid New York Giants and Knicks fan.
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Willie John Christian departed this earthly life at the age of fifty-nine.

Willie was predeceased by his mother, Minnie L. Carey; brother, James C. Carey, Jr.; and sister, Tracy Carey.

He leaves to cherish his fond memories, his son, Terron Riddick (Ashley Penny); father, James C. Carey, Sr. of the Philippines; sister, Michele L. Carey of Linden, New Jersey; step-grandson, Isaiah Penny; three special nephews: Terrence F. Williams Jr., Tyjee J. Williams and Tray U. Williams all of Linden, New Jersey; special niece, Al-Chel Robinson (Mooka) of Elizabeth, New Jersey; two great-nephews: Zaheir Claybon and Zayden Claybon; two great nieces: La’Nai’ Williams of Linden, New Jersey and Nevaeh Claybon of Elizabeth, New Jersey; two aunts: Josephine Robinson of Elizabeth, New Jersey and Tawfika Harris (Eddie) of Atlanta, Georgia; 4 uncles: Charles Christian (Hattie) of Linden, New Jersey, Karriem Hassan of the Philippines, Marvin Jackson of Atlanta, Georgia and John A. Christian of High Point, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Jacqueline McKenzie of Linden, New Jersey; as well as a host of cousins and friends.


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12:00 PM 3/28/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 3/28/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Matthew's Baptist Church

159 E. 9th Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

St. Matthew's Baptist Church
159 E. 9th Avenue Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

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28

Mar

1:00 PM 3/28/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Matthew's Baptist Church

159 E. 9th Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

St. Matthew's Baptist Church
159 E. 9th Avenue Roselle 07203 NJ
United States
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