The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

October 2, 2013

William Z. Laws II

The Commercial-News

---- — CHAMPAIGN — William Z. Laws II, 33, of Champaign, died at 9:17 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.

William was born Aug. 20, 1980, in Champaign, the son of William Laws and Jennise Cowart-Stump.

He is survived by his father, William (Kelly) Laws; four sons, William Laws III, Teron Laws, Treavon Laws, and Karmon Laws; four daughters, Tyanna Session, Stania Newbern, Kyla Laws and Tatum Laws; two brothers, Vance Laws and Montrel Morris; two sisters, Tanoka (Jonah) Nance and Zarra (Sicari) Strickland; two step-brothers, Wesley Laws and Navin Linzy; five step-sisters, Liza Taylor, Markawna Stump, Kortney English, Brooke Lodis, and Roslyn Stump; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his mother, two grandfathers, and one grandmother.

William enjoyed playing chess and basketball, but most of all loved spending time with his children.

A service to celebrate and remember the life of William Z. Laws II will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sunset’s Champaign-Urbana Chapel. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., to the time of ceremonies.

Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center Champaign Urbana Chapel, 710 N. Neil St., Champaign, is in charge of arrangements. Please join William’s family in sharing memoires of his life through his Tribute Wall at

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