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Bobby Wayne Jefferson Sr.

February 11, 1951 ~ August 8, 2022 (age 71)
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Mr. Bobby Wayne Jefferson, Sr., 71, of Youngstown, transitioned to eternal rest on Monday, August 8, 2022 at his home.

Mr. Jefferson was born February 11, 1951 in Bay Minette, Alabama, a son of Henry C. Sr. and Mary Cox Jefferson. He was a 1969 graduate of East High School and a graduate of ITT. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Vietnam, Korea, and Panama over his career. Later, he worked at Woodside Hospital, as a security guard at various locations, and as a building superintendent for Struthers Manor. He attended the Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Refuge Apostolic Temple. He loved to read, watch his favorite shows, Jeopardy and Law & Order, and was an avid Cleveland Browns fan.

He leaves to forever cherish his beloved memories, his former wife Blanche Long; two sons, Bobby Wayne Jefferson Jr. of Youngstown and Dr. Thomas A. (Tara) Jefferson of Stow; a daughter, Melinda E. (Brian) Hunt of Alliance; siblings, Christine Love of Orlando, FL, Kenneth Jefferson of Youngstown, George (Diane) Jefferson Sr. of Dallas Ft. Worth, TX, Deborah (Eldridge) Whetstone of Los Angeles, CA; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 8 siblings; and his first wife, Theresa Jefferson.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Heavenly Place Church of God In Christ. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.

Services of Love and Dignity entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 20, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Heavenly Place COGIC
1350 Katherine Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44505

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 20, 2022

1:00 PM
Heavenly Place COGIC
1350 Katherine Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44505

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