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Kelvin L. Wims Sr.

January 17, 1960 ~ February 25, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Kelvin Wims Sr. Obituary

Kelvin L. Wims, 63, passed away February 25, 2023. He was born and raised in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Buchtel High School. He was a professional guitarist and vocalist, and was a
skilled craftsmen with many talents. He was highly intelligent, with a colorful and lively spirit.
He is survived by his children,, La’Keshea, Kelvin Jr., Ayeshia, and Alexander; grandchildren, E’Lexus, Keisean, Olivia, Alayah, Donileo, Jonathan, Davion, Za’rae, Imania, Adonis and Aunyx; great-grandchildren, Carson and Carmelo; brothers, John Jr. and Troy (Latoya) Looney; special friend, Gloria; and many other loving relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alease Wims (John) Looney; father, Walter Gates; brother, Grady Wims; and sister, Kristy Bailey. He will truly be missed.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2023 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon, at the Eckard Baldwin Funeral Home and Chapel, 760 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44305. A memorial service will follow at 12 noon. Memorials and cards of condolence may be sent to the family c/o Ayeshia Wims 677 Moon St., Akron, OH 44307.

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March 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eckard Baldwin Funeral Home
760 E. Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44305

Memorial Service
March 9, 2023

12:00 PM
Eckard Baldwin Funeral Home
760 E. Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44305


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