June 17, 1946 - June 8, 2020
Willie Herman Wordlaw age 73 of Saginaw Michigan passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 peacefully at Covenant Medical Center (Cooper) after a short battle of Covid 19. Mr. Wordlaw was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Geeter public schools and Job Corps. He moved to Saginaw, Michigan in the late 60’s where he was united with his lovely wife Judith Gascoyne of 49 years. He accepted Christ at First Baptist Church where he was baptized. He volunteered his time to host Summer Bible Studies in his back yard. Willie possessed a heartwarming smile, a big heart and a generous spirit. He believed in feeding anyone and was willing to help anyone in need. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and often took time to enjoy fishing, bingo, the casino, baking, cooking and watching old television series. Willie was preceded in death by one son, James Gascoyne; his grandmother, Clara Mae Black and auntie, Ruby Hudson (Madea) who both raised him; mother-in law, Gladys Gascoyne; his brother, Carl Brown; favorite cousin, Phil Ray Sr.; and his grandson, Adam Soto. He leaves to celebrate his life and cherish his memory, his wife, Judith Gascoyne; his mother, Alice Brown; one daughter, Michelle; three sons, Eric, Jeff, Brian Wordlaw of Pittsburgh, PA; his favorite aunt, Rhodan Ray; favorite cousins, Linda Robinson (Faye), Jacquline Ray; siblings, Marvin, Keith, Sylvia, Marilyn, Jewell, Monica and Vickie. Also left to cherish his memory is granddaughters, Sara Gascoyne and Vanessa Renee; his grandsons, Jacob, Christian, Giovanni, Joshua, James Jr, Alex, Antonio and Gabriel; two great-grandsons, Ryder and Joshua; a dear friend, Sheryl (Peaches); a special fur grandbaby, Dexter (Jack Russell); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends whose lives he touched deeply. Visitation will take place on Thursday from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home. 441 N. Jefferson Ave., Saginaw,MI 48607. Pastor Lou Jurva will officiate with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery,3210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48601. A private service will take place.
Willie Herman Wordlaw age 73 of Saginaw Michigan passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 peacefully at Covenant Medical Center (Cooper) after a short battle of Covid 19. Mr. Wordlaw was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Geeter public... View Obituary & Service Information
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