Edward Ward Cleek, Jr., a native of Mobile, AL who currently resided in Magnolia Springs, AL, died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the age of 78 with his children at his side. He was a retired tugboat captain for many years and, in his spare time, enjoyed fishing, shrimping and deer hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Ward Cleek, Sr. and Helen Agnes Brown Cleek; his wife, Cathryn “Kitty” Previto Cleek and his sister, Claudette Cleek Box. His survivors include his children, Chris (Shelia) Cleek, Karla Cleek Holbein and Leigh Ann Cleek (Glenn) Wilson; grandchildren, Megan (Michael) Golson, Glenn (Summer) Wilson, Daniel (Marolyn) Holbein, Harrison (Ariel) Holbein, Emma Cathryn Holbein, Chris (Kristina) Cleek, Ashley (Jeremy) Cleek and Johnathon Cleek; great-grandchildren, Emma Kate Golson and Benjamin Oliver Ladnier; other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home Friday, July 24, 2020 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 PM in Mobile Memorial Gardens. If attending, please comply with social distancing guidelines. Facial masks are required.
A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Friday, 07/24/2020.