Lonzell McKiver, Jr.

lonzell mckiver, jr.

March 1, 1949 ~ March 5, 2022

Born to eternal life on March 5, 2022, at the age of 73 years. Combined Services, Saturday, March 19, 2022. Visitation: 10-11 AM and Funeral 11 AM at New Testament Church located 10201 W. Bradley Road. Interment: Wisconsin Memorial Park All Services Trusted to: Paradise Memorial Funeral and Cremation Services 7625 W. Appleton Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53222 414-461-8000

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  1. “Now when David had served God’s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep,..”(Acts 13:36) He was a servant, husband, father, uncle, brother, friend and rare in his generation. We will miss you.

  2. Bobby and Carla built a principled foundation for an exemplary family legacy. Our families’ 40 year bond mourn the loss of this man of God whom everyone can attest to as being ” The Go To Man”. His remarkable personality impacted all whom he met. Surely, we are the better for having him as a friend. Isaac and Dr. Janie Hatton

  3. My condolences to the Mckiever family for your loss. Bobby was not only my classmate, he and I were neighbors for several years and true friends. I pray you all will find some comfort knowing Bobby ‘s life was God-driven and one which he enjoyed very much. So please do not be sad for him, but rather be encouraged and excited that he has gone to a wonderful place to be with his Father forever and ever. Rev. Michael Angelo Dunn, William Penn Class of’68.

  4. My sincerest condolences to the family of my wonderful classmate Bobby. He was an outstanding guy in every way. May you find some comfort, peace and joy in the memories you made and hold close to your heart. Continued blessings. Carlvena Foster (Steed)

  5. Our deepest heart felt condolences to the McKiver family. Lean on God for strength to see you thru this difficult time.Mr Bobby will truly be missed

  6. My deepest condolences to the family sorry for your great loss, I will always remember my teammate and captain of the football team and my frat brother who was always a leader, rip my brother and teammate lanite,.when we say our last goodbye and white gloves

  7. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. To the McKiver family, I offer my heartfelt condolences to you all in the loss of your beloved Bobby. Wishing you all hope in the midst of your sorrow and comfort in the midst of your pain. Continued prayers for the McKiver family. Sylvia Collins, High Point, NC

  8. To The Family of Lonzell McKiver, Jr. I was saddened to learn of Bobby’s death and extend my condolences to you. Although it has been many years since I last saw Bobby, I remember him as an outstanding athlete, servant leader, and gentleman. The heart has its own memory, and I’m sure that in his memory you will discover the rich legacy he has left you and all the lives he touched. May the love and caring of friends and family comfort you and may the infinite well of God’s grace love and mercy and the light of His presence be a continual source of strength and guide you to a peaceful heart. Barbara Carter, William Penn Class of ’68

  9. Sharing my condolences on the passing of Brother McKiver, a Lanite and Omega Man. Praying for the McKiver family and friends and your peace, comfort, strength and God’s grace and mercy. Sincerely – Jeffrey T. Smith, Class of ’82, Lane College.

  10. Our condolences to you all for your loss. Bobby was so kind, funny, and happy all of the time. He worked at the school and our children would always talk about how much they enjoyed being around him. We enjoyed joking with him about his favorite football team, the Packers, especially when they lost, which wasn’t often. He could take our teasing but he also gave it back too. A bright light has been dimmed but his spirit is still alive. Take care and know that our prayers are with you. The Applewhite Family

    • My sincerest condolences to the family of my dear classmate Bobby. May you find peace and comfort in the wonderful memories you shared and hold close to your heart. Blessings. Carlvena Foster (Steed).

  11. McKiver family, our condolences to you all. I grew up with Bobby being a part of my family. He always carried a beautiful spirit within him. Bobby will truly be missed. My prayer is that God will comfort you all and give you peace. Love , Patricia Dickey (on behalf of the Dickey Family)

  12. Carla and family, I am so awfully saddened over my dear friends departure. My words cannot express how much Bobby meant to my life. He was the friend I could always count on as we went through high school. Whenever I needed his support, he never ever denied me. In fact, my wife and I are married today because of his willingness to drive me to and fro during our dating years. His memory will forever be a flame in my heart and life! What a beautiful spirit he possessed and a friend like no other! I pray that God provides the comfort and peace necessary for you and your family during this time. Randolph “Randy” Reid, Jr. Class of ‘68, teammate, and enduring friend.

  13. Carla and Family, No words can express the sadness and sorrow of hearing that Bobby has passed. He’s been like a brother to me since we were in Jr. High. He was my classmate and my friend. I’m so happy God allowed me to visit with you both last October. Little did I know that would be my last time seeing him on this side. 😪 Bobby was a warm, kind and caring Man with devout Christian faith and a genuine love for his family and friends. He will surely be missed.💜💜 My prayer is that you all find comfort through the many precious memories you shared.🙏🙏 Dot Collins Wm. Penn Class of ’68 High Point, NC

  14. Ms. Carla, you have my love, condolences and prayers. I will truly miss my buddy, Bobby. We would always enjoy a good laugh. I kidded him about not getting any work done by hiding out near Sandy’s office. He was a genuine Godly man. It was a pleasure to know him. Please allow The Lord to comfort you with all of the happy memories and the sincere love Bobby had for you. Big hugs to you, my sister. With love and joy, Deborah Adams.

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