Age 81 passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017. He was a member and head Deacon of Emmanuel C.O.G.I.C. He worked at Youngstown Steel Mill as a Switchman for 33 years. Deacon Washington was preceded in death by his parents, Garland and Vunner Washington; Two children, Kimberly Washington and Okeefe Washington; Two grandchildren, Clarence Brown and Darrion McClinton First wife, Myrtis Lee Magee; He leaves to cherish his memories, Loving Wife, Myrtis Washington; Children, Karrion Lollis, Derrick Washingto, Felecia Jackson, Latoy Cook, Steve Davis and Jasmine Washington; Brother, Garland Washington; Sisters, Vivian Washington and Naomi Washington; A host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Deacon Washington will be greatly missed. Viewing and Funeral will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Manuel Memorial Funeral Home 421 W. 5th Avenue Gary, IN. Viewing will begin at 10:00AM with funeral immediately following at 1:00PM. He will be laid to rest at Fern Oak Cemetery.
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