Lionel Midgette Jr.

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Lionel Midgette, Jr.
AIKEN, SC - Mr. Lionel Midgette, Jr. age 74, beloved husband of 19 years to Mrs. Angela Eades Midgette, and son of the late Mr. Lionel Midgette, Sr., and the late Mrs. Mamie Gibson Midgett, entered into rest Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at his residence.
A celebration of life service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Cole Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Mike Sides officiating. Interment will follow at a later date at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Midgette was a born June 1st 1940 in Brooklyn, NY, and had made the Aiken area his home for the past 29 years. He retired in 1987 from the New York City Public Transit Authority, and was a member of River of Life Church, Aiken.
Additional survivors include six sons, Steven Midgette, New York, Ronald Midgette, Georgia, William (Catherine) Midgette, Georgia, Bryan Midgette, Illinois, Wendell (Massa Corneh) Ellison, New York, and Jerome Ellison, New York; four daughters, Stephanie Ellison, Darlene Ellison, Camille (Rasheen) Ellison all of New York, Jessica (Donell) Moody, and a grandson Julian Dickerson of the home Aiken; four brothers, Anthony (Sheila) Midgette, Adell (Helena) Howard and Gilbert (Patricia) Midgette, New York, Lee Andrew (Regina) Midgette, Georgia; his step mother, Edith Midgette, North Carolina; two sister-in-laws, Kathryn (Kenneth) Nelson, and Vera Wright, South Carolina, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Midgette was predeceased by one son, Kenneth Midgette and one daughter, Dawn Midgette Graham.
The family would like to express a gratitude of thanks to Liberty Hospice for all their compassion and support that was given.
A visitation with the family will take place following the service Sunday, December 14, 2014 at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. 803-648-7175.
Please sign the online registry or order flowers at
www.colefuneralhomeinc.com.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Dec. 13, 2014