Willie F. Nivins Jr.

Willie F. Nivins, Jr. passed away on June 15, 2019 at the age of 62. Willie was born on October 31, 1956 in Columbus, OH to Willie F. Nivins, Sr. and Geraldine (Stewart) Nivins.

He graduated from Marion-Franklin High School in 1975 and recently retired from Radial Corp.

As an avid sports fan, Willie was a fierce supporter of the Cleveland Browns and Michigan Wolverines. He also loved music, especially classic R&B and was a proud, lifelong resident of Southfield. Willie was known as a loyal and compassionate friend.

Willie was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine and sister, Cynthia Nivins Harris.

He is survived by his father, Willie Sr. (Connie); step-mother, Emma Gene Nivins; daughter, Chisa Nivins; many loving family members, friends and longtime girlfriend, Portia Cooper.

Willie will be forever missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing and loving him.

Visitation 10:00am and Memorial Service 11:00am Saturday, June 29, 2019 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. Our thoughts are with the family at this most difficult time. Please be assured that God will help you to cope with the heavy weight of your loss. Blessed be the Almighty God carries the Lord. Psalms 83;18

  2. I’m very sorry for your recent loss of Mr.Willie My deepest condolences for the families.Jesus said “I am the resurrection and the life those who exercise faith in me even though he dies will come back to life. 11:25

  3. Darlene C Stewart

    My dearest loving cousin, how I will miss you. You were always so pleasant and never a harsh word. May you rest in peace now and no more pain and suffering. You will be truly missed by all who knew and lived you.

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