Age 79, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle peacefully passed surrounded by family on March 30. Survived by wife Linda, 12 children, 29 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, sisters Gaynell Ray and Barbara Doyle, and a host of family and friends. Service 10:00am Thursday, April 12 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 451 West Central Ave. Visitation 8:30am prior to service. Interment Fort Snelling Cemetery. Arr.