Willie Lee Cheley, Jr.

January 1, 1999 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 21)


Willie Lee Cheley, Jr. was born January 7, 1999 in Statesboro, Georgia to Willie Lee Cheley, Sr. and Mary Faye Robinson. He departed this life on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Willie received his education in the Candler County and Bulloch County School Systems. He was employed at Crider Poultry in Stillmore, Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Zobe and Carrie Cheley, maternal grandfather, Ira Willie Coney, a nephew, Kaleb DaShawn Johnson, six great uncles and three great aunts.

He leaves behind, one son, Kamarion Cheley and his son’s mother, Kierra Johnson; his father, Willie Lee Cheley, Sr.; his mother, Mary Faye Johnson (Warnell Moss); five brothers, Joseph Johnson, Terrance Johnson (Kendra), Riley Cheley, Mason Cheley and Zobe Cheley; four sisters, Shaqula Johnson, Dorothy Johnson, Alexis Cheley and Jenae Silva; a grandmother, Dorothy Anna Robinson; nine uncles; Johnny Cheley (Betsy), Jimmie Cheley, Leo Coney, Theodis Coney, Vine Lee Coney (Heather), Randy Coney (Michelle), Willie Coney (Minnie), Tony Coney and Issac Coney (Tamara); thirteen aunts, Josephine Lowes, Carrie Cheley, Maggie Cheley, Beatrice Andrews, Mary Henderson (Luther), Rilla Byrd (Willie), Mary Scott (Bobby), Della Mae Coney, Willie P. Williams (James), Gwen Coney, Mary Addison, Betty Ann Lanier and Jewel Shipman; several great uncles, great aunts, nephews, nieces; a special mom, Sheila Cox and three close friends, Michael Brantley, Brandon Morris and Miciah Wright.

The Staff of Whitaker Funeral Home is honored to support and serve the family with Dignity, Respect and Integrity. 

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Public Viewing
June 26, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
25 N Kennedy St
Metter, GA 30439

Graveside Service
June 27, 2020

3:00 PM
Mt Gilead Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
12 Canoochee - Garfield Road
Canoochee, GA 30471

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