Willie Stornes was born on May 22, 1960, in Chicago, Illinois. He departed this life on September 17, 2021. He attended Chicago Public Schools. He was baptized at an early age. “Uncle Will,” as he was affectionately called by his many nieces and nephews, was truly loved. He loved to laugh and play with the kids and wanted to kiss their eyeballs. Some of the kids really thought he wanted to eat their eyeballs. He would say, “Give me those eyeballs.” Willie’s father, son, and grandson preceded him in death. Willie leaves to cherish his memory: his loving mother, Marie Harris-Stornes; his wife, Loretta; daughter, Tamaira; son, Tremell; grandchildren, Tyrel, Talitha, Tony Jr., Tawana, and Tykell; sisters and brothers, Ruby, Joe, Susan, Abraham, Maranda, Faith, Archie, and Linda; and a host of other relatives and friends.