Robert Washington

Robert M. Washington

1948 - 2022

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Robert Michael Washington was born October 1, 1948 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the late Edward Washington and Virginia Pierce Washington.  Michael was one of fifteen children.  On Wednesday August 31, 2022, Michael’s life was transitioned from the pain he endured for over two years to that of peace given by the grace of God.

In 1964, his mother moved to Buffalo, New York with eight of her children.  In 1966, Michael joined his mother and his siblings. 

Shortly afterwards, Michael met and married Jennifer L. James on January 6, 1968.  They had two children, Reginald (Reggie) and Kendra.  

Michael loved all of his family.  He was blessed to have five sisters and nine brothers.  He especially adored his two children.

Michael easily made friends and anyone who really got to know him became friends for life.  He was not perfect and no one is, however, that did not change his kind and loving spirit that he had for others.

Michael’s pre deceased loved ones awaiting his arrival are:  his parents Edward and Virginia, his siblings:Edward, Marie, Otis, James, Gwen and Ronald.  

Those he leaves to cherish his memories are: his two children Reginald B. Washington (Nelly), and Kendra P. Washington; his grandchildren; Carlos, Regina, Rhesha and Taylor: his great-grandchildren; Gabriella, Gabriel, Khalil and Zion: his three sisters Barbara (Derrick), and Irene and Renee (Brian): his five brothers Alvin, Frank (Josephine), Cecil (Clara), Warren and Kevin (Talia) and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends may call Monday Sept 12, 2022 at the JOHN E ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy. Amherst NY 14226 from 11AM-1PM.