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Obituary for Adetunji Oluwatoyin Idowu

October 12, 1966 - January 3, 2017
Austell, Georgia | Age 50


Adetunji Idowu, of Atlanta, Georgia, died on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 after a brief illness at Wellstar Cobb Hospital. He was 50. He was born on October 12, 1966 in London, United Kingdom, to Mr & Mrs Julius Adekunle Idowu. He was the second born of two boys. He attended Harry Gosling elementary school in London, and in 1971 the whole family moved to Lagos, Nigeria where he continued his elementary education at Surulere Baptist School, and Mainland Preparatory elementary school, Lagos. Tunji also attended part of his high school education at St. Finbarr's College Akoka, Lagos and completed his high school education at Baptist Academy Obanikoro, Lagos. Upon completing his high school education, he returned to the United Kingdom in 1987. He later attended Tottenham College and received his final degree from Bedfordshire University, London, United Kingdom.

Tunji got married and had three children from his first marriage. After his divorce, he moved to the United States of America where he got remarried to Frances Offiah Idowu. He is survived by his aged Father Mr. Adekunle Idowu, brother Mr. Adekute Tosh Idowu, wife Frances Offiah Idowu, three children Quincy, Whitney, Venessa Idowu, stepdaughter Sylvia, and step granddaughter Serenity.

Tunji was a unique soul who loved to entertain, loved music, people, and loved to cook. He will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held at Southern Cremations & Funerals at Cheatham Hill, Marietta, Georgia at 1pm on January 28th, 2017.

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1861 Dallas Highway SW
Marietta, GA 30064
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