Adeolu Kolawole Abioye was born in Baptist Hospital, Ire, Nigeria, on June 18th, 1960 to Mr Julius Afolabi Abioye and Mrs Abigail Olabisi Abioye. He is the first of four children to the couple, his sibling includes: Mr. Dayo Abioye (England); Mr. Adewale Abioye (Nigeria); and late Adenike Abioye (Deceased).
Adeolu attended elementary school at U.M.C Demonstration School, Ibadan from 1966-1972, and attended high school at Olivet High School, Oyo and Methodist High School, Ibadan from 1972- 1975. He also attended Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria from 1978-1980. After completion, he worked at the Ministry of Education from 1980-1982. He then got a scholarship to attend Central State University, Oklahoma, USA to studied Political Science and International Relations. He successfully completed his degree program, and had a rewarding career at the Department of Human Services as a certified public manager.
A loving husband to the love of his life Mrs. Funmilayo Abioye and father to his children Adeoye, Oluwatosin, Moyinoluwa, Oluwanifemi, and grandfather to Jada, Noelle, Alana, and Ezekiel and other adopted children. He modelled Christ in his home, ensuring that her children/grandchildren were disciplined and raised in Christian principles.
He was a loyal member and Christ reflected in all of his doings until he was called to glory. He was a member of RCCG Kingdom Chapel, and served as the President of Men Ministry, Chair-man of the RCCG Kingdom Chapel Building Committee. He was also a member of African Christian Fellowship (Oklahoma Chapter). He was a lifetime member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Adeolu loved to be around family and support the under-privileged. He also enjoyed dancing, cooking, planning and hosting prayer meetings in his house. He remained current in Nigerian and United States politics. He loved to make people smile and he was very organized. He vested in the lives of his children, grand-children, children of his friends, and church members to aspire to achieve their academic endeavours with the help of the Lord. He inspired many young and old in various ways. He was very intellectual. Many people will attest to him impacting their lives uniquely, spiritually, personally and socially.
It is our joy that Adeolu Abioye accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, and he loved the Lord wholeheartedly till he took his last breath on the November 17, 2023. Sleep on, sweet Adeolu in the bosom of Christ where we shall meet to part no more
Adeolu Kolawole omo Abioye
Asunmo Ade Omo Oba n’igbajo Iloro`
Omo owa uji,imotin Iloro
Omo ajagba dun ra
Sun re o.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2023
Visitation: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Buchanan Funeral Service.
Wake: 5:00 PM at Buchanan Funeral Service.
Thursday, November 30th, 2023
Funeral Service: 1 PM at Buchanan Funeral Service, burial at Mathewson Cemetery will immediately follow the funeral