Michel Andre Clement, Sr. was born on March 25, 1959, to the late John Wesley Clement, II and Algertha Bowling-Clement.
After the passing of his mother Algertha, Andre and his siblings were adopted by his aunt and uncle, Willed and Alice Bowling. One big happy family was formed.
Andre attended Cleveland Public Schools. He graduated from Admiral King High School. Andre also attended the Cleveland Institute of Art, ITT Technical Institute and CDL Truck Driving School.
Andre accepted Christ at an early age. He met and married Valerie McCall and to their union three children were born, Clarice, Andre Jr and Candice.
Andre was a great CDL Truck Driver, Limo Driver and Warehouse Worker. He was also employed at the Cleveland Browns Stadium for many years.
Andre was a passionate artist, an excellent swimmer, a great ice skater and roller skater; a proud fisherman, and was very athletic. He loved all the Cleveland sports teams.
Andre was known for fixing bikes for the neighborhood children. He enjoyed scrapping, fixing and selling goods to family and friends.
Many loved ones preceded him in death, his parents, John Clement Sr, Algertha Bowling-Clement, Willed Bowling, and Alice Bowling; one brother, Ricky Bush.
On June 19, 2020, Juneteenth, at 5:30 pm, Andre was awarded his wings, while being surrounded by some of his loved ones.
Andre leaves to cherish his memories three children, Clarice - Cleveland, OH, Michel Jr (Tamiko) - Charlotte, NC and Candice - Brooklyn, NY; grandson, Ethan; six brothers, Paul (Joanne), John Wesley (Valerie), Raymond, George, Reggie and Darryle; four sisters, his twin sister Michelle, Patty Ann Sri aka Isopanisad, Vicki and Karen (Nabeeh); four aunts, Lottie Kilgore, Brenda Kenniebrew, Mary Bush and Shirley Jordan; and a host of many nieces, nephews, cousins, his Grantwood family and many friends that truly loved him. One best friend Smitty, and Carlette Tanks (son, Chaz Calloway) loving companion and confidant of 22 years.
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