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 McCann, Roosevelt

Mr. Roosevelt McCann was born March 12, 1933 and departed this life February 16, 2010 at his residence in Cleveland, Ohio.


He was baptized in Mississippi at an early age.  He was born in the union of Mallie M. and Irene Smith-McCann in Acquilla, Alabama.


Mr. McCann worked for many years with Great Lakes Construction Company.  He was well respected by management and peers and retired from this company in 1998.  In the same year he started his own business and was very successful.


Those preceded him in death; his Father Mallie McCann, Mother Irene Smith-McCann, Brother Prentiss McCann, Sister Juire V Jackson, Daughter Elvaina K. Gibson (Vickey), a Grandson Artie D Fairley Sr., and a niece, Sharon Jackson-Mosley.


Those left to cherish his memories are four daughters; Sharon Fairley (Cleveland, OH), Verjester Fairley (Atlanta, GA), Tracie Barnes (Atlanta, GA) and Angela Michelle Taylor (Greensboro, AL).  Two sons; Steven W. (Sara) McCann (San Jacinto, CA) and Vincent Lamar Peters (New Orleans, LA).  One step son, Sedrick (Aleta) Wright (Mobile, AL).


He had eleven Grandchildren; Lakita Jessie Reanylon, Fairley Tamika Kelly, Leah McCann, Paige McCann, and four Grandsons; Charles Kimbell, Jesse Fairley Sr. (Tomesha), Freddyie Curry and Jeremiah Taylor, Stacy (Michael) James, Felish, Cameron, Danielle, and Sedrick Jr.


He had nine Great Grandchildren Monica McCann-Piper Jesse “mister” Fairley, Jesse Fairley Jr., Jawaun Fairley and Artie D Fairley Jr., Dorian, Shania, Shanaa James and Jakari.


He leaves a loving companion, Charlene Griggs in Cleveland, Ohio, a long time friend, Georgia Wright in Mobile, Alabama, One Sister-in-Law; Ceola McCann and countless relatives, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


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