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William C Way

January 10, 1957 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 62)

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By the grace of God Almighty, He created William Chester Way, by way of Marie Grant and Robert Skippy Baker. He was born on Thursday, January 10, 1957 in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the eldest out of his siblings on his mothers' side.

When he turned 17 years of age he earned his GED and immediately joined the army. He was honorably discharged from the army and attended the Community College of Philadelphia where he earned his associates degree in criminal justice, at the time juggling a security job at Buds Factory. Also, he was a taxi driver. Afterwards he began working at the Internal Revenue Service(IRS) in 1986 as a tax examiner where he retired in 2010.

William loved fishing, Atlantic City, the gun range, enjoying his favorite sci-fi shows and sarcastic jokes.

He is survived by (#) three ex-wives: Theressa, Stacey, and Robin. and his wife, Arnika Small; his children, John, Shirley, William, Jr., Haafiz, Haakim and Akhir Way; his siblings, Robert, James, Clifford and Elsie; his grandchildren, Shamonte, Shaniya, Tajanae, Natalia, Dalila, Dasini, William Way III, Kindal, Makai, Ashton, Semaj, Marley, Angel, Issaiah, Kaylin, Khyan, Kynnadi, Karsyn, Ethan and Naseem.

If Heaven will Allow When I Die, Heaven I shall Seek; Cause I've Spent My Life in Hell. ~ "Quoted 1976"

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
August 20, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harold O Davis Memorial Baptist Church
4500 N 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
August 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Harold O Davis Memorial Baptist Church
4500 N 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Military Honors
Tuesday
August 20, 2019

1:00 PM
Chelten Hills Cemetery
1701 Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19138

Interment
Tuesday
August 20, 2019

1:16 PM
Chelten Hills Cemetery
1701 Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19138

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