Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Mercy Seat M.B. Church in Gunnison, officiated by Reverend Levon Jackson Burial will follow in Morning Star Cemetery in Gunnison.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Shelby.
He is survived by his wife, Perry Washington of St. Louis, Mo.; daughters, Denise Washington of Chicago, Ill., and Jasmine Washington of St. Louis, Mo.; son, Tommie Washington Jr. of Decatur, Ill.; sister, Hattie Washington of Gunnison; brother, Willie Washington of Decatur, Ill.; four grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.