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Herman McCray III

December 10, 1959 ~ February 23, 2021 (age 61)


On February 23, 2021 surrounded by loved ones , Herman McCray III age 61 of Bellwood, IL made his transition to his forever home.

Herman, born December 10,1959, was a charismatic, multitalented businessman who took his hobbies and turned them into thriving businesses. He took all he learned as a business major during his time at Allen University & poured it into his talents. From computers, to photography, to creating his own line of whipped Shea Butter & fragrances, Herman was a perfectionist in all of his endeavors. 

Herman was funny and clever, with a magnetic personality . He was a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and represented them at any chance he had. All those who knew him found a friend & brother for life.

Herman was a loving and kindred soul whose proudest moments were being a husband, a father and grandfather. He was husband to Lanarta, father to his only biological child Kortni, Stepfather to LaVonda, and grandfather aka “PawPaw” to Kehlani, Lakhaila, Thailer, Elijah, Ethan, Damien, and Major. 

He is survived by his daughter Kortni and her husband Andre, granddaughter Kehlani, mother Faye, sisters Stephanie & Diawan, and partner Darlene. He is proceeded in death by his wife Lanarta , Father Herman Jr, and brother Darryl.

Due to Covid-19 the family has postponed the life celebration of Herman until the spring where an outdoor tribute can be held while social distancing.

Donations and condolences can be send to Kortni F McCray

PO Box 7665

Romeoville, IL 60446

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