Willie A. McElrath Sr.

June 3, 1951 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 67)


Mr. Willie Augusta McElrath Sr. was born June 3, 1951 to the late Mr. & Mrs Willie & Irene McElrath in Sylacauga, Alabama. Willie departed this life on Saturday June 1, 2019 and was proceeded in death by his parents Mr.& Mrs. Willie and Irene McElrath , his Sister Roberta McElrath, 4 Brothers : John Louis Thomas, Cylde, Claude and Billy McElrath. Willie received his formal education in the Sylacauga School System. Willie accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Union Baptist Church in Sylacauga, Alabama. 

Willie moved to Detroit, Michigan in the late 1970’s where he was employed with Dynamic Metal Finishing Inc. as a chrome finishing specialist for 30+ years. In his leisure time Willie enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, working on cars and spending time with his family. 

Willie leaves to cherish his memory his Daughter Melissa Yvette Oneal of Sylacauga, Alabama, Son Willie Augusta McElrath  Jr. of Detroit, Michigan , 3 bonus children Tywaun & Shawn Prater of Detroit, Michigan, Nataya Prater of McDonough Ga. 2 Brothers JW McElrath of Sylacauga, Alabama , Dexter McElrath of Detroit, Michigan, 15 Grand Children and a life Partner Kathy Jordon, and host of other relatives and friends.

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June 14, 2019

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Grace Memorial Chapel LLC.
220 E 3rd St
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Funeral Service
June 15, 2019

12:00 PM
Union Baptist Church
780 Stewartville Rd
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Interment following funeral service
June 15, 2019

Sylacauga Cemetery
80 Old tramel Hwy
Sylacayga, AL 35150

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