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Willie Charles Sago

September 29, 1955 ~ March 30, 2021 (age 65)

Obituary

On Tuesday March 30, 2021, Willie Charles Sago was called home. The world has now come to mourn the loss of his great soul. Willie, known to most as "Sago” was a great son, brother, uncle, father, grandfather, mechanic and much more.

Willie Charles Sago was born September 29, 1955 in Greenville MS. To John W. Sago Sr. and Daisy (Nee Spruell) becoming number eight of ten children.

Willie was educated by the Lockport IL schooling system.

Willie, nicknamed Sago, was a loving and devoted father and “Papa” to his four granddaughters. Throughout his 65 years on earth, Sago touched the lives of many. He would do anything for anybody with no hesitation. Whether it was a few dollars or working on someone’s cars, Sago showed his love through many acts of service. To know him was to love him, his heartful smile and welcoming aura was sure to make you feel warm and loved. If he wasn’t outside riding his bike or fixing a car you could find Willie either spending time with his loved ones or enjoying sports games that would hold him in the house until someone brought out a deck of cards. Sago was the best on the table and did not have a problem reminding of the fact, no matter what game was being played. However, his true passion was being a mechanic. Rain, sleet, hail, or snow Sago was always ready to get the job done with a smile on his face. Our favorite mechanic will be missed. His loving and infectious spirit will live on through those he left behind.

Willie is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Levert Spruell; Stella (Nee Moten) and paternal grandparents, Walker Sago; Adell Silas; father, John W. Sago Sr.’ special uncle, Willie Spruell his (name sake); special nephew, Brian Saunders; two aunts, Elnora Loggins and Ora D. Sago; two sisters and two brothers prior,

Willie leaves to cherish his memories his beloved and praying mother, Daisy Sago; his loving and devoted daughter, Ciara Fox his “ C”;  four granddaughters, Quanteesia, Khadesia, Kaliyah, and Ka’rena Hart; three brothers, John Jr. ( Judy) Sago of Joliet IL, Walker Sago of Winter Haven FL, and Arthur Crump of Pontiac Mi; four sisters, Ruthie Young, Ethel Harrison, and Martha Sago all of Joliet IL, Ann Sago of Lockport, IL; three uncles, three aunts; 17 nieces and nephews; 22 great nieces and nephews; special friends, Elizabeth “Liz” Protich William Barefield, Ricky Barefield, George Barefield, Walter Pierce, Ceaser Washington, Tommie Wayne Poe, Phyliss Smith, Brian Townes, Horace Brown; special daughters, Christina Cage and Sakendra Pinnick; a host of special nieces and nephews; the Lockport/Joliet surrounding area, “Sago” loved yall all! 

Luke 6:45 “ A good man brings good things, out of the good stored up in his heart.”

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 9, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
City of Refuge Pentecostal Church
200 Dellwood Avenue
Lockport, IL 60441

Visitation
Saturday
April 10, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Funeral Service
Saturday
April 10, 2021

10:00 AM
City of Refuge Pentecostal Church
200 Dellwood Avenue
Lockport, IL 60441

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