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Carlous Wires

Carlous Wires

Carlous A. Wires, Sr., age 48, of 706 North 4th, departed this life on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 12:15 a.m. He was born on September 23, 1967 in Quincy, IL the son of Norma Ellen Mosby.

He attended Quincy Senior High School and was multi-talented. He was last employed by Hesse Flooring & Carpet. He also worked for the YMCA as a referee and detailed cars. His hobbies included smoking turkeys, barbequing and cooking. He loved music and was DJ for several events. His favorite pastime was basketball, his grandchildren and his dogs.

He attended the Cathedral of Worship where he served as an usher and attended the men's bible study.

He met Vivian A. Shelby and later married on August 10, 1986 and to this union were born four children. They all survive.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
HIS LOVING WIFE, Vivian A. Wires,
HIS SONS, Raphael A. Wires, Sr. and his siginificant other Felicia Buskirk; Carlous A. Wires, Jr. and his significant other Tamika Latchison; Cobi M. Wires and Shelby D. Wires.
ONE BROTHER: Fonso Wires
HIS NIECE, Chavesta Wires
HIS GRANDCHILDREN, Raphael A. Wires, Jr., Kamren L. Wires; Nashyla M. Jones, Orlando Wires; Maxwell J. Wires; Zya M.R. Wires.
HIS GODCHILDREN, Michael Rudd, Jr.; Christian Lee Jones, and Alfred Parrish, Jr.
HIS FATHER-IN-LAW: Lloydis Shelby, Jr.

Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by his mother, his grandmother, Florine Signore, a brother Chauvez E. Wires and his mother-in-law: Lou Ann Shelby.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM in the Cathedral of Worship. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Cathedral of Worship.

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From:
Jerolene Benton Harris
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a very nice guy. He helped my daughter and her basketball team at the YMCA when he ref their games and I thank him for that.
From:
Becky Moore
laporte, IN
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Mrs Wires..so sorry for your loss..Keep your eyes to the sky, for Jesus is watching over you..
From:
Kirk Kvitle
Quincy, IL
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Just a heartfelt note from all of my family to express our sorrow when we heard of Carlos passing. We always enjoyed his company while our families'children participated in sports together. I especially recall fondly Carlos enjoying a good sweat from eating my hot wings at our house after a road game. May God Bless...
Doc
From:
Leann Buss (Mallady)
Elkhart, IN
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So sorry for your loss, your family is in our prayers
From:
Apostle Tyrone Thomas
Lansing, IL
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Vivian I send my condolences and my prayers. God Bless.
From:
Troy Bailey
Hamden, CT
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To all of my family ... I pray that we find comfort in God's Peace that surpasses all understanding. Our Connecticut Prayers are with you Vivian and your children and grandchildren. Stay Blessed!
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CHRISTIAN & LINDSI BIAS
QUINCY, IL
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OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU GUYS. WE LOVE YOU SO MUCH AND ARE SO SORRY. WE HAVE NOTHING BUT GREAT MEMORIES OF CARLOUS. HE WAS A GREAT MAN. ALL OUR LOVE.
From:
Squeak Crawford
Quincy, IL
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May the lord wrap his arms around you at this time I am so sorry for your loss. I first met Carlos at Short and Company and when my son got killed at Titan wheel he carried him in his arms to the guard shack rest in peace my friend . Sadly missed
From:
Eric Stratman
Quincy, IL
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Thoughts and prayers to the family. Carlous was a good man with strong family values. Gonna miss seeing him around.
From:
Chase Meyer & Marlana Scott
Quincy, IL
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Our prayers and condolences to your family. Ever since i was a kid ive been around the Wires family basically my second family and it breaks my heart. He always went fishing with us always knew how to make someone bad day turn into a day you wont forget and THE BEST COOKER LET ME SAY RIBS FALL OFF BONE, FRIED FISH MELT IN YOUR MOUTH. I LOVE YOU ALL (SR. COOK MY GRANDMA A GOOD MEAL UP THERE)

Love you guys
From:
Becky Washington and Family
Bloomington, MN
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My condolences and prayers go out to you and your family, i pray you find comfort and Peace....
From:
Alice Hilderbrand
Bellwood, IL
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My thoughts and my prayers are with you and your family.
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Bryanna hill
Quincy, IL
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I am still in shock this hurts me cause death Dont care how good you are I'm sorry but God is happy you made it home 😭😭😭😭😭
From:
Stephanie Jones
quincy, IL
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My condolences to you and your family Vivian you are in our thoughts and prayers .
From:
Cynde Bowman
Springfield, IL
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My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Carlous was a good man and did a lot of great things. God Bless You.
From:
Andrea Austin
Quincy, IL
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Mrs. Wires I am so sorry to hear what had happened. My prayers are with you and your family. A great man gone to the lord to soon. He will always be a angel watching over you and your family.
From:
Cheryl Conley
Bloomington, MN
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Prayers are with the wires family, Carlos was a nice guy...gone but never forgotten
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Matt harmon
Quincy, IL
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Im lost for words. Worked with Carlos at Manchester Tank for a little bit. Seen pups he had for sale always wanted to get one. Stand up guy always was proud of his kids who I knew growing up with. Never would have thought we would have to say goodbye. Carlos sir Rest in Paradise my friend.
From:
Mike and Sonja Kirby
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and all the family.
From:
Shannon wakefield
Quincy, IL
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My heart goes out to you Vivian. ..and your family. Such a senseless tragedy. May God be with you all at this time.
From:
Deborah Glenn
Joliet, IL
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Vivian my friend my sister praying for you and the family. Remember I'm a phone call away love u all.
From:
Marissa Radcliffe
Quincy, IL
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Thank you Uncle Los, for being in my life. Thank you for introducing me to food, literally! My heart hurts that this has happened to a good man. I can't put into words how this hurts.
From:
Ona french
quincy, IL
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RIP UNC u will be miss things will never be the same with out u
From:
Shonda,Sharnell,Kennan,Kevon,Kaneesha, and Katrina Fultz
Lincoln, NE
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Deepest sympathy from us. It was a shock to hear about his passing.He will always be in our prayers and never forgetten even though we haven't been around in years he was a such a great man and always family. He will be deeply missed and forever in our hearts.. Vivian and family we will always love you and you have our deepest sympathy.
From:
Brande Allison
Atlanta, GA
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I am sorry for loss! You Mrs.Vivian,Shelby,Cobi, Ralph, Carlous will always be in my prayers. I asked that God wraps ya in his arms and gives u comfort that only He knows and can. Blessings and love
From:
Joe & Sarah Hegg
Quincy, IL
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Our hearts are filled with great sadness I was friends with both Carlous and Chauvez and I miss them both greatly. I coached Shelby and my wife trained MMA with her on occasion. Our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family.
From:
Debbie Bruce
Quincy, IL
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We were so sorry to hear about Carlous. He did a great job helping the kids in our youth sports programs. He will be missed at the YMCA!
From:
Luke Greenwell
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Prayers to you and your family Ralph. I had much respect for your dad growing up playing ball.
May he rest easy.
From:
Tameeka Peoples and Jacques Gholston and kids
Chicago, IL
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Our prayers are with your family in this time of grief. May god bless this family and help them find peace and receive justice. Peace and love, Jacques Tameeka Jimmy Jeremiah and Jeylenn Gholston