Willie Lee Hall Jr.

November 20, 1972February 5, 2019

Willie Lee Hall, Jr. 46 of Columbus formerly of Lima, passed away at his residence in Columbus Tuesday, February 5, 2019. He was born on November 20, 1972 in Cleveland, Mississippi to Willie Lee Hall, Sr. and Katrena K. Horace and they precede him in death.

Mr. Hall is survived by his children, De’Ontae Hall, Ar’Kenya Hall, Calvin Grisby, Kandis Burge, Divante Hall, Deandre Hall, Le’Aijah Hall, De’Antre Hall, De’Niziah Hall, Da’Kayla Hall and two grandchildren: Heaven Burge and Zamir Lamar. He is also survived by his siblings, Catsonava Maloy, Kizzy Hall, Leaha Hall, Anthony Mikell Hall, Vonda Mikell Hall, Cory Horace, Shalamar Horace, Vernon Horace and Issac McDaniel. He leaves his fiance’ Shonna Carter of Columbus and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Willie had been employed with Rudolph Foods, and was a business owner of the Chicken Cage Restaurant here in Lima. He was a member of In Faith Ministries; he loved basketball and had coached area youth at the Lima YMCA and the Bradfield Center. He also coached area kids for the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) basketball program and coached youth football. He loved his family and liked to show off his culinary skills. He was a true Ohio State Buckeye fan.

Along with his father, Willie, Sr. and his mother, Katrena he was preceded in death by a niece, Khadeshia Webb-Hall, his cousins, Beverly Sims and Jermaine Lewis, and Terry Jackson.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019, at the In Faith Ministries International 1575 E. High Street Lima, Ohio 45804, with Pastor Aaron McLaurine, officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 13, from 4-8 p.m. at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences can be left at


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • Homegoing Service Thursday, February 14, 2019

Willie Lee Hall Jr.

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Pam Nance

February 17, 2019

I knew willie for years every sent he was a young teenager .him&My son used hang out. He was one guy with one big loving heart. Rest in peace willie fly high you will be missed . 💖💖

Janice Dewberry

February 14, 2019

I remember him coming to Bradfield when l worked there always a smile on his face and mad me laugh. Such a caring young man with a kind heart. He helped alot of children in his years. He will be missed. Blessings to the children his fiance and family. Rest now

Justin Settlemire

February 13, 2019

I will never forget how he always had a smile on his face. He loved everyone. He loved to play basketball at Robb park with a big group of us. Such a great man and he will be forever missed.

Michael Morning

February 13, 2019

Rest easy my friend ! Known Willie for over 30 years ,was a good MAN ! Love you bro !!

Damund Felton

February 13, 2019

I have so many memories of Willie but I'm sharing my first. Met him up east by the old old welfare department. Playing basketball on a telephone pole with an old milk crate as the hoop & ww were 100 since then. Love & miss you already man fly high till we meet again.

Felecia Ramsey

February 12, 2019

Well so many memories!!! Me and the firehouse gang watching the Cavs game. You putting me out because you were told to. You said it's ok, go get some test and come back tommorow. Oh ,and my favorite, I was at the chicken u said bye felecia and had me on tape. I could always count on you to make me laugh. Just the little things in life mean the most.your up in heaven now!! You will always be in our hearts. Prayers to the family and friends. I will see you upstairs some day. Rest in heaven!!! Xoxo

Jessica Armentrout

February 12, 2019

Gone way to soon...but what a wonderful Angel you will be. Prayers to your family and fiance.

Chrystal Martin

February 11, 2019

Willie, what a shock to see you passed away. I remember this goofy guy from school. Who always made me smile. You will me missed by so many. Rest In Peace Buddy. My condolences to your family. Sending prayers 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Amanda Esposito

February 11, 2019

Prayers for the whole family. Shonna, so much love and hugs to you.

Maxine Maldonado

February 11, 2019

My heart is saddened by your loss. I knew Willie when I was a kid and what I remember most was his love for basketball, his huge smile, and his laugh. My deepest condolences to all of his loved ones. You are all in my prayers.