Willie R. Eady went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 24, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on August 12, 1953 in Whiteville, North Carolina to the late Roosevelt and Catherine Eady. He was the third child of six children born to this union.
He attended Akron Public schools and graduated from John R. Buchtel High school. Willie also graduated with masters degree in accounting from Hammel Business College. He was formerly employed at The Akron Urban League and in 1982 began employment at Ohio Edison where he retired after 34 years.
He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife and caregiver, Susan (Smith) Eady; daughter, April Lynn (Smith) Dinkins; brother, Jerome (Lillie) Eady; sisters, Arletha Clark, Faye, Nora, Phyllis and Yvonne Williams and Mary Hawkins. He will be missed by special grandson, Amir (Michelle) Smith and special great granddaughters, Kennedy Smith, Caley and Carley Brooks; devoted friend and care giver, Jerry Smith and a host of other special grandchildren, special great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.