Leonard Wilkins Jr. (Lil Len) was born on December 31,1992 in St. Louis, Mo. to Kimberly M. Wallace and Leonard Wilkins. His brother Charles (Chucky) preceded him in death.
Leonard confessed a hope in Christ and was baptized at an early age at the New Tower Grove Missionary Baptist Church by the late Pastor, Reverend Henry B. Smith Jr. Leonard was a member of the youth department where he sang in the choir, played the drums, and the bongos. In early spring 2007, Leonard was led by God from his Christian experience to join Life Changing Christian Fellowship Church under the pastoralship of Reverend Donald Hawkins Jr. Leonard was a musician there. He played the drums and keyboard.
Leonard received his education in the St. Louis public School system. In May of 2015, Leonard received his high school equivalent.
Leonard Loved his musical gift and was very talented in it. He had begun writing songs, recording, shooting videos etc. On November 28, 2019 his first single (Day One) was shared with YouTube's audience and his second single (Problems) was shared on April 13, 2020.
Leonard was loving, loyal, thoughtful, kind, smart, funny, a true gentleman.
On Friday May 8, 2020, Leonard Wilkins Jr. departed this life.
Precious memories of Leonard will be cherished by his (Queen) his mother, Kimberly Michelle Wallace; 3 children, Leonard Wilkins lll, Landyn Ali Wilkins, Londyn Aliyah Wilkins, as well as De'Marion Coleman (Leonard's children oldest brother who was also Leonard's son in his own right). Leonard's forever Love and the mother of his children, Niesha Poe; 4 sisters, Keana Wallace, Jovanda Bigham, Latisha Wilkins, and Maya Wilkins; 3 brothers, Quintin Gray Sr., Deondre` Wilkins, and Caleb Wilkins; 6 nieces Jakyla, Johnae, Quiearah, Jaziah, JaMese, Ba'Lynn; 6 nephews, Quintin Jr., Jaden, Jaquise, Darrion, Tavion, Za'Marion; 1 great nephew Keyon Finley-Wallace; grandmother Ethel Wilkins; 11 aunts, Linda Mitchell (Kevin), Cynthia Hughes (Ward), Beverly Wallace- Govan, Sharon Wilkins (Kenneth), Sharlisa Wallace-Quilling (Ike), Lora Wallace-Lakes, Denise Wallace, Arnecia Wallace, Debra Buchanan (Cecil), Janice McClarin, (Robert), and Darlene Triplett (Edward); 1 uncle, Kenneth Wilkins (Sharon); 2 great aunts and 3 great uncles; a host of cousins, friends, his best friend Kierre McQueen (KB), and his neighborhood family.
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