Horace H. “Sonny” McQueen, Sr., Youngstown, Ohio

L.E. Black Phillips & Holden Funeral Home

January 30, 2020

Horace H. "Sonny" McQueen, Sr., Youngstown, Ohio - obit

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Horace “Sonny” McQueen, Sr. was called to Glory on Thursday, January 30, 2020. 

Sonny was born June 18, 1935 in Birmingham Alabama, a son of Allen and Alma Burnett McQueen. 

Sonny was loved by everyone he made contact with. 

He was an Army Veteran. 

Sonny worked as a self-made enterprise and was known for his many years of providing transportation to thousands. In fact, Sonny was Uber before Uber ever existed!! 

He had a passion for boxing, fitness, skating and dancing.               

He leaves cherished memories with his former wife, Ossie Hardy; five children, Horace Pony” McQueen, Jr., Allen “Ricky” McQueen, Wendolyn (Anthony) Heard, Kathy (Allen) Martin and Derrick (Kali) McQueen; a sister, Geraldine McQueen; 18 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren other relatives and friends.                          

Sonny was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Jean McQueen, Edith Haynes, Della McQueen, Willa Scott and Frances McQueen; two brothers, Allen McQueen and Fred McQueen and a special friend, Emma Belle.

Arrangements handled by L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

A television tribute will air Thursday, February 13, at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.

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