Willie Stathum – 12-2-2017

Welcome to the
memorial page for 

Willie Stathum

1/11/1944 
~11
/27/2017

OBITUARY

SERVICE DETAILS

VISITATION
Saturday - December 2, 2017
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Trinity AME Church
64 Liberty Street
Long Branch, NJ 07740


 
FUNERAL SERVICE
Saturday - December 2, 2017
10:00 AM
Trinity AME Church
64 Liberty Street
Long Branch, NJ 07740


 
INTERMENT FOLLOWING FUNERAL SERVICE
White Ridge Cemetery
Eatontown, NJ
 


Willie Stathum affectionately known as "Beboy" was born January 11, 1944 to the late Nathan Stathum and Bessie Williams Stathum.  

He departed this life November 27, 2017.

He is a graduate of Long Branch High School.  He played baseball for the Long Branch Community Club and was a member of the Long Branch High School undefeated football team in 1962.  Beboy loved music and dancing. 

He retired from the Long Branch Sewerage Authority after 37 years of employment.

He joined Trinity AME Church and remained a member until his transition to Islam.  He was a member of the United Voices and the Male Chorus of Trinity.  Beboy was also a member of The Young Activist.

He is predeceased by his parents Nathan and Bessie W. Stathum, sisters Christine Bell and Mattie Stathum and brothers Nathan Stathum and Billy Stathum.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Janice Farrow Stathum, sons Wayne Stathum (Sheila), Courtland Stathum, Willie B. Stathum Jr. (Robin), Todd D. Stathum Sr. and a sister Dorthia Johnson; 9 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and a lifetime of loving friends. 

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