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Lawrence C. "Cordell" Washington Sr.
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Obituary for Lawrence C. "Cordell" Washington Sr.

Lawrence Cordell Washington, Sr. was born on July 2, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas the son of Vernell Polk and Wordell Brown.
As a young child Cordell was raised by his mother, Vernell and stepfather, William Washington Sr. Cordell attended Topeka Public Schools.
Throughout his life Cordell has displayed many talents. He had a passion for music and was a local disc jockey, aka “D.J. Rock the Power Jock.” He loved to cook, dance play dominos and cards, loved eating Carlton Love’s brisket and spending time with family and friends.
Cordell worked as a cook in various restaurants in the Topeka area.
Cordell transitioned from this earthly life to his heavenly home on January 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter, LaDelle Vernell Washington; grandson, Aaron Marshall; father, Wordell Brown; mother, Vernell Broyles; stepfather, William Washington Sr.; brothers, Ronald Polk and Richard W. Brown Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memory, sons, Lawrence C. Washington Jr., Keisonn Smith and Howard Taylor; daughters, Lareasha Love( Carlton), Texas, Angie Taylor and Lareshia Taylor both of Topeka, Kansas; brothers, William Washington Jr., Wichita, Kansas, Ricky Washington, Topeka, Kansas, Pastor Bobby Washington (Ella), Fulton, Missouri, Van Brown Shirley (New Jersey), Glen Brown, Deitrick Goles and DeAngelo “Blue” Huffman, all of Topeka, Kansas; sisters, Esther Luark, Debra Taylor, Nikki Woods-Collins all of Topeka, Kansas; uncles, Joe Polk and Dewey Washington both of Topeka, Kansas; aunt, Alyce Johnson of Aurora, Colorado; he also leaves 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchildren; roommate, cousin Jeff; lifelong friends, Al, Jeff and Gerald along with a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends too numerous to name.


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Visitation

Friday

2

Feb

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel

723 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

Service

Friday

2

Feb

11:00 AM
Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel

723 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

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Location

Topeka Cemetery

1601 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66607-1583

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