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Wilbert Essex

December 16, 1948 ~ August 29, 2022 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Obituary

Wilbert Essex, 73, made his transition to his heavenly home on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. Born in Marion, AL, he made Fort Wayne his home many years ago. He worked at UPS and Allen County Pretrial Services as a Bail Commissioner.  
 

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 50 years, Cora (Johnson) Essex; children: Belinda (Bryant) Moore of IL and TaWanna (Ervin) Harris of KS; grandchildren, Brian of IL and A’Milya of KS; siblings: Ernest (Elizabeth) Essex Sr. and Frances Milan of Fort Wayne, James (Velma) Essex, Mary Perry, and Mary Essex all of AL, and Wilma (Paul) Everette of MD; with a host of other loving relatives and friends.  

Homegoing celebration is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at True Love Baptist Church, 715 E. Wallace St., with calling starting at 9:30 a.m. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. 
 

MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED.

If you prefer to share your memories and photos with the family by email, please send to: essex.memories@yahoo.com


Memorial contributions can be made to:

The Annie Essex Memorial Scholarship Program; c/o Mary Lue Essex; 1185 Isaac Essex Road; Marion, Alabama 36756

 

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
September 10, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
True Love Missionary Baptist Church
715 E. Wallace Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803

Homegoing Celebration
Saturday
September 10, 2022

11:00 AM
True Love Missionary Baptist Church
715 E. Wallace Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803

Please note
MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED
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