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Lewis Washington Jr

Lewis Washington Jr
Nov. 7, 1951 – March 6, 2023
Lewis Washington Jr., “Lou,” 71, of Chicago, IL, died March 6, 2023, in Chicago. Washington was born Nov. 7, 1951, in Jayess to Rev. Lewis Washington Sr and Ora Lee Washington.
He was a member of Greater Peter Rock MBC. He worked several labor related warehouse jobs and acquired a job at the U.S. Post Office in the maintenance division.
He loved listening to Motown music and could be heard playing dusty tunes, singing alone and shaking his tambourine. He was avid recycler, enjoyed cooking, playing solitaire, and collecting items to decorate.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephews, Dion and Olamenji Howard.
Survivors are three brothers, Wayman (Sandy) of Lynwood, IL, Dewayne of Madison, WI, Anttwan of Chicago, IL; five sisters, Annie of Jayess, Joanne of Calumet, IL, Naomi (Donald) of Matteson, IL, Audrey (Eddie) of Chicago, IL, Yolanda (Robert) of Chicago Heights, IL.
Funeral services were March 25, 2023, at Salem MB Baptist Church in Jayess, Rev Herron officiating with interment in Salem MB Baptist Church Cemetery.
Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share your condolences and encouragement at

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