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Adeleye Wakili Adesanya
(1955 - 2011)


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Name: Mr Adeleye Wakili Adesanya
Nick Name: Alex
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Lived: Tuesday, 1 March 1955 - Thursday, 24 February 2011

My Story

It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing to
eternal life of my dear brother;

Adeleye Alex Wakili Adesanya ; March 1st 1955 - February
24th 2011,
former Resident of Houston Texas. After a courageous
illness, Leye{Alex} passed away peacefully at his hometown in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Leye{Alex} was born in Kano and raised in
Ibadan/Lagos [Suru-Lere] and graduated from Clark College in Atlanta, USA. He
later moved to work in Houston, Texas where he lived most of his

He was one of three children born to the late Alhaji Jimoh Olanrenwaju and Alhaja Humani Abeke Adesanya and brother to late AdeGoke Greg Adesanya  who passed in 2009.

Leye will forever be remembered by his  daughter Oluwaseun Adesanya, only surviving brother Wale and loving half sisters; Bola, Idiat, Adunni, Afusa, Zanab, Sofiat
and half brothers; Jimi and Wole, Taofik, Yasir, Afis beloved newly arrived
grandchild, Kaian Olanrewaju Beckford, along with countless other friends and
family whom were blessed to know him. Leye{Alex} loved listening to classical
Nigerian music, laughing, being with his family, having fun with friends and
serving his community.

Leye{Alex} touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity, and maintained his trademark sense of humor all the way to the end. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, March 5th, 2011, at 10am at 7
Alhaji Ogunyanmi Street, Obantoko, Oja Eran Estate, Abeokuta. For condolence or
more information please email all the family at or call
Wale at 613-276-5712or 1-832-303-5309 /in Nigeria at
or Basira in Abeokuta 011-234-803-057-6968 or
Auntie Idiat in Lagos at 011-234-803-713-3307and email
Leye's daughter directly at

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I have sat in contemplation for the past week trying to express what the loss of Leye means to us, and I cannot find ...
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Uncle Alex, I will always remember our first meeting in Houstan and I will hang on to the memories of that trip fore...
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Happy Birthday Dad. It's only now hitting me that you are no longer on this earth. I really did believe that we had m...
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May you rest in peace ! You will be greatly missed by your daughter and new grandson
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Leye, it is a pity you went too soon. May your soul rest in perfect peace. God loves you more than we do


Fathers Name: Jimoh
Mothers Name: Humani
Children's Names: Seun
Siblings Names: Wale
Country of Birth: Nigeria
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Houston
Occupation: Real Estate & Property
Marital Status: Separated
Religion: Islam



Date of Passing: 24 February 2011
Place of Burial: Abeokuta
Funeral Date: 5 March 2011
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