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Willie C. "Josh" Abron, 76, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2011 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home after a short illness. He was born in Buena Vista, Georgia the son of Ocie and Charlie Abron and has been in this area since the 1960's. He is a US Army veteran and through the years had worked at Duffy Motts, Hunts, TJ Lipton, and lastly Ontario Foods. In his spare time he enjoyed fixing peoples TV's, radios, and vehicles.

He is survived by his wife Shirley (James) of 40 years; 3 children, Charles Darnell Hart of Buffalo, Kimberly (Eric Gransion) Abron of Rochester, Jason (Melanie) Abron of Albion; 5 Grandchildren, Kyle Abron, Kourtni Livermore, Kwashawn Hart, Jordan Abron, Tyler Abron; 2 sisters, Lucille Williams, Rashida Omar; sister in law, Judy Foster; brother in law, Timothy James; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call on Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 4-7pm at the Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, 12 Ingersoll St., Albion where services will be held Monday at 1pm with Deryk Banks officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association.