Obituary of Lamenthia Widener, Jr.
Lamenthia "Sonny" Widener, Jr. 71, of Roanoke went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 22, 2022. He was preceded by his parents, Lamenthia Widener, Sr. and Margaret S. Widener; and a sister, Sandra Bowling.
Sonny was a multi-talented Entrapreneaur. He worked as a Disc Jockey during the 1970's, was self employed in the 1980's, and then worked as a handy man for all of his friends and neighbors. "If it was broken, he could fix it". He was a devoted musician and loved to collect music for his extensive music library.
Surviving is his wife of 10 and 1/2 years, Deborah Widener; children, Greg Sprinkle (Joel), Amanda Smith (Michael); grandchildren, Tristan and Jillian; mother-in-law, Doris Perew; sister, Kathy Firebaugh (Tommy); brother, Joe W. Widener (Sherry); numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and his favorite child, Cocoa.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 333 East Carson Street # 441 E Pittsburgh, PA 15219
A celebration of Sonny's life will be held Noon Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road. Pastor Mark Washington will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home. 366-0707
Celebration of Life
5160 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
3912 Electric Road
Roanoke, VA 24018
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