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Samuel Olaleye Sode
  • 47 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 12, 1964
  • Place of birth:
    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Date of passing: Aug 26, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Illinois, United States
Let the memory of Samuel Olaleye be with us forever

With deepest regret, we are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, husband and father, Samuel Olaleye Ayoola Sode. Age 47, born on June 12, 1964 and passed away on August 26, 2011. May the Lord almighty bless and Rest his Soul.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by steve ibitayo on 28th August 2013

"Leye I believe you are now in the Lords yard partying with the Angesls, I missed you Leye,death is a debt that we all owed, till  we seen again Leye, keep the party going."

This tribute was added by abimbola moses on 28th August 2013

"You are still very much alive in my memories. Continue to rest in the Lord.."

This tribute was added by Tunde Okunoren on 27th August 2013

"Still fondly remembered. RIP...."

This tribute was added by Olasupo Emmanuel on 26th August 2013

"2 years gone and your loss is still as fresh as yesterday,continue to RIP bro"

This tribute was added by Remi Sode on 26th August 2013

"Uncle Leye, you are so dearly missed, continue to rest in the love of God. Love you so much."

This tribute was added by yinka oyebanjo ogun on 26th August 2013

"Hum,2years gone already,May ur gentle soul continue to rest in peace,highly missed"

This tribute was added by KC Carter on 26th August 2013

"Peace brother."

This tribute was added by kunbi balogun on 12th June 2013

"we love you missed you giant man but God love you more than we do,but i know we shall see again in paradise where there is no more sorrow no more pain ,that we would enjoy everlasting life together in jesus name,rest ,sleep in bosom of our lord.
Ola -Ajewole
A.K.A ---Baba Ola."

This tribute was added by Mario Mario on 12th June 2013

"The news of your death was a big shock to me, but I know God understands better. May your soul continue to Rest In Peace In the Lord in Jesus Name....... Amen!"

This tribute was added by Olasupo Emmanuel on 12th June 2013

"today is your day bro.....continue to rest in peace.....miss you dearly"

This tribute was added by KC Carter on 12th June 2013

"Miss you brother. Hug Jesus for me."

This tribute was added by Elizabeth Akande on 12th June 2013

"May his gentle soul continue to rest in the bosom of the Lord Almighty."

This tribute was added by abimbola moses on 12th June 2013

"you are forever missed, continue to rest in the bossom of the Lord."

This tribute was added by Olasupo Emmanuel on 27th August 2012

"I wonder if time really heal wounds cos it's been a year already and the pain is still as fresh as the day you passed.....but our consolation lies in your transition to a better place where we are assured you are no longer in pain.Adieu and sleep my dear brother till we meet to part no more.RIP"

This tribute was added by Remi Sode on 27th August 2012

"It seems like yesterday that you left us but it is already one year, the pain is still as fresh in our hearts and you will continue to remain in our hearts, we miss you so much. Rest well my dear brother."

This tribute was added by Segun Okunoren on 26th August 2012

"Hey big man, surely you are resting at the bossom of our Heavenly Father where there is no more pain nor sorrow. May your gentle soul rest in peace. Good bye Leye. Till we all meet again. Adieo!"

This tribute was added by yinka oyebanjo ogun on 26th August 2012

"Exactly a year today i got the call i can never forget.100% sure you're better now in peace.Your memory still there and cannot be erased, your place cannot be replaced and you will forever be remembered.Olaleye Gentleman,Sun re o"

This tribute was added by Opeyemi Emmanuel on 12th June 2012

"Dear brother Leye, one year has passed by. It's really sad that you've gone, but I still continue to remember and cherish the memories that we had in Broadway. Thank you for being a big brother to me. Thank God for good memories."

This tribute was added by yinka oyebanjo ogun on 21st December 2011

"As 2011 comes 2 end, I just remember everything, i mean everything including u LEYE.U r in a better place even though u left love ones behind,u r not alone, with mum & dad. Ur gentle soul will rest in peace forever.Amen."

This tribute was added by Niyi Niyi on 13th December 2011

"Hardly believe!.....'don't even know what to say.....
but  believe you are resting
in the bossom of the Lord.
Leye, may your soul rest in Perfect Peace........Amen"

This tribute was added by Ab Folarin on 12th December 2011

"4evermissed!"

This tribute was added by Sola Oyefesobi-Ibironke on 12th October 2011

"Unbelievable, Shocking & Still Short Of Words.....
'Leye...Continue To Rest In The Bossom Of Our Lord..
R.I.P"

This tribute was added by folasade oyekoya on 26th September 2011

"Dear Brother One month today that you bid us farewell, how time flies. Seem like it was just few days ago that I was standing by your bed when you breath your last breath, time heal all wound, I hope the time come quick, I miss you every day ,But you my dear you are in a better place. Rest in perfec"

This tribute was added by Ayoma Uvo on 19th September 2011

"A great miss, the Lord will comfort the family during this time of grief. Leye, we miss you.We mourn because you left and we do not know when we will see again; but we receive comfort because according to Romans 10:9 you are with the Lord. You already living forever."

This tribute was added by shola Popoola on 13th September 2011

"My uncle Leye is ..i am using is because his words and advice still lives in my heart , a man of wisdom and comforting words that you can feed from for years .God put him on this earth for a purpose and now he has fulfilled it and God has called him home ."

This tribute was added by Olayinka Ayinke on 13th September 2011

"May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace...Olaleye Omo -sode, we love you but God loves you more...sun re o!"

This tribute was added by Sam Oyekoya on 12th September 2011

"Hey wassup uncle leye were 2-0 ive been playing my heart out for you and dedicating everything I do on the field to you! youve taught me my time on this earth is limited If i can be considered half the man you are my mother would be proud Love you always!!!"

This tribute was added by abimbola moses on 9th September 2011

"mere words cant explain what you mean to me.You will be forever missed .Ifemi sun re oo."

This tribute was added by Ann Sode on 8th September 2011

"leye you wonderful,u also woke me up @ 3am today only to remind me of all the time we spent growing up getting into trouble and the day i broke my arm i will never forget u sun re o"

This tribute was added by Adeola Sode on 6th September 2011

"Uncle Leye may your lovely soul rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Tolulope David on 5th September 2011

"mere words cant explain what you mean to me.i will miss you,we will all miss you and i know God loves you more.wish i could write more but the unsaid is worth more than what i can write here.have a nice rest uncle.
i love you.R.I.P"

This tribute was added by mosunmola padonu on 4th September 2011

"May your soul rest in perfect peace. Amen."

This tribute was added by Cowa Ecdqemsd on 4th September 2011

"The peace, tranquility, and advice that you gave me in my micro-chaotic beginning of adulthood will be missed. until we meet again."

This tribute was added by kunle sode on 4th September 2011

"Adieu my dear brother,waking me up dis moring around 5AM mean a lot to me and i know u came to tell me u ar happy were u are that we all should take heart and move on and u will always be around us,i thank u for dat visit leye,u will always be in my heart till we see and not par"

This tribute was added by adeyoyin adeniji on 3rd September 2011

"i am convinced that bro.leye has gone to rest in the bossom of the lord.adieu."

This tribute was added by Segun Okunoren on 3rd September 2011

"Adieu, Leye, you have gone to an eternal rest to be with our Lord Jesus Christ where there is no more pain, sorrow or afflictions. Sun re o till we all meet again.
Gentle Giant."

This tribute was added by Sheu Adebayo on 3rd September 2011

"This is very shocking to me. Can't still beleive it. Memories of those days' still very fresh in my taughts. What happened!! Well, we'll all leave one day. Leye you will be forever remembered. Sleep well in your Lord, Rest in peace my friend and brother."

This tribute was added by Folashade Samuel on 2nd September 2011

"Rest my beloved brother, and dear uncle. God have given you rest. “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28. We,the Samuel family (David, Janet, Folashade and Adetoye) will miss your laughter, your love and most of all your kind and gentle spirit."

This tribute was added by Oluwakemi Adegbenro on 2nd September 2011

""Brother Leye,gone so soon,will loves you,but God loves you more than us,May your soul rest in perfect peace""

This tribute was added by Bosede Ogedengbe on 2nd September 2011

"1Thess.4:13-18, "Brethren, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death so that you do not grieve like the rest...we believe that God will bring WITH Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him...encourage one another with these words"- Leye is resting in Him."

This tribute was added by Lateef Giwa on 2nd September 2011

"Dear bros Leyu the name young broadwayrian's call you,tall man your mates and friends call you but d most popular of all is tough man,you're a tough man indeed.your loss is irreplacable and may your gentle soul rest in d bossom of d lord.Amen till we meet to part no more adieu."

This tribute was added by DAVID SODE on 1st September 2011

"Leye...was a gentleman...indeed a gentle giant. May his soul rest in perfect peace. Adieu my dear brother."

This tribute was added by John Lucas on 1st September 2011

"R.I.P GREAT ONE.....I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU"

This tribute was added by Enitan Oyekoya on 1st September 2011

"Uncle Leye guess the time had to come that u left us here on this earth. I will forever be grateful that God blessed me with such a great uncle. They say that a man is only dead when he is forgotten by those who love him. I guess I'm lucky then because you can never be forgotten"

This tribute was added by Enitan Oyekoya on 1st September 2011

"Uncle Leye you will forever be missed and remembered in my heart. Words cant describe how much I will miss you, but I am happy you are at peace. Great men are remembered by the impact they have in the lives of others....from the looks of things you are the epitome of great"

This tribute was added by sarah Oyekoya on 1st September 2011

"One of those fake laughs that you have when you talk to a grown up but a teal laugh like when you talk to your friends you were always a proud and happy man , I Love you and thank you for letting Aunty and David be in my life . I Love You"

This tribute was added by sarah Oyekoya on 1st September 2011

"Uncle Ley what else can I say but I Love You with all my heart and I thank my Dear God for putting A uncle like you in my life , I will always remember then inside joke we had everytime we were on the phone I remember how you always made me laugh as soon as I got on the phone not"

This tribute was added by kunbi balogun on 1st September 2011

"Forever we will remember you,till we meet again in paradise.
Sleep in our lord bossom.
Odi gba ooooo
Ola Ajewole (aka) Baba ola."

This tribute was added by kunbi balogun on 1st September 2011

"All laughter we had together
Your concerns, phone calls 'eg'(ola& kunbi)iam just calling to check on you guys,if youre okay.
We love you but God loves you more,yoruba proverb says;-Igi to ba dara ki pe nigbo(means)Good tree never live lo"

This tribute was added by kunbi balogun on 1st September 2011

"Leye, gone so soon,but God loves you more than us
Since Ive known you, Ive never seen a man like you
Humble and gentle heart,soft spoken person
Easy going man
We are going to miss all your jokes we share together,a"

This tribute was added by Ololade Odumuyiwa-Shokunbi on 1st September 2011

"May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen"

This tribute was added by Toyin Ogundijo on 31st August 2011

"Our condolences go out to the Sode family.  We know that his soul will continue to rest in peace.  May the almighty God give the family the fortitude to bear this loss. We shall keep your family in our prayers.  Sun re oo"

This tribute was added by Sam Oyekoya on 31st August 2011

"Uncle Leye I have so much to say about the impact that you have had on my life 280 characters doesnt even reach the tip, I have a game saturday and I know you will be my guiding light I will play this game in honor og you I Love you!"

This tribute was added by Adebimpe Olajide on 31st August 2011

"You will be missed. May your sweet soul rest in peace. Sun re o, Brother Leye."

This tribute was added by David Osho on 31st August 2011

"We all loves you big men (agun tasho lo okunrin meta). However, Yeshua the Christ loves you more. Rest in perfect peace in the bossom of Abraham my brother."

This tribute was added by David Osho on 31st August 2011

"Olaleye S. Sode (Baba Leyu) a man of impeachable characters what a great loss. One thing that is certain,you did not die but crossed over for a rest.
The memory of your loving kindness will forever remain fresh in the mind of those individuals whom touched."

This tribute was added by titilayo adeyemi on 31st August 2011

"uncle Leye,you fought a good fight of faith, you came, you saw and you conquer. you are now sitted with your maker, wearing the crown of glory with a smile on your face with all pains gone.your songs are gone but your melody lingers on.your memories remains forever with us. RIP."

This tribute was added by Olusesan Olatunde on 31st August 2011

"My dearest brother Leye, words cannot express the ache in my heart, I'll truly miss you very very much.Now I know that  you are beyond pain, beyond  sorrow, beyond the troubles and travails  of  this life. I know that you are  resting in the bossom of God. R.I.P"

This tribute was added by Oba Sopein-asore on 31st August 2011

"Hm!!!!!!!!!!! My heart and prayers goes to the Sode-odujoko family, The family that taught me true family love and care.  And may heaven bless you all this period and make August a month of increase from this time onward. No more loss in the months of August again in Jesus name A"

This tribute was added by Opeyemi Emmanuel on 31st August 2011

"Egbon mi...we really believed God for your healing - but God wanted you with him instead-He Knows Best.I'll forever remember you taking me to watch Chinese&Indian films at Metro Cinema as well as buying "Knockout" fish 4 me @ Broadway Ebute-metta when I was 6 years old.Sun Re O."

This tribute was added by Toyin Dehinbo on 30th August 2011

"Leye, you are gone so soon but to a better place where there is no more pain, untill we meet again sun re o, my wonderful brother and friend."

This tribute was added by Josephine Daranijo on 30th August 2011

"A thousand words can’t bring you back, we know, because we tried; And neither will a million tears, we know,because we cried.
You left behind our broken hearts and a lot of memories too. We never wanted memories, we only wanted you.
You will be missed and may your dear soul RIP."

This tribute was added by Princess Gafaru on 30th August 2011

"" Uncle Leye was a Uncle that everyone loved and will miss. I will never forget all his kind and wise words. I thank god for giving me such an amazing uncle and, I will always love you, And I know that you are were God wants you.""

This tribute was added by Elizabeth Akande on 30th August 2011

"May God console all the family and friends left behind. May his soul rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Maria Dones on 30th August 2011

"Leye, You were my friend, my buddy, and as you told me time n time again, family. You will b miss. But you will live in my heart.dont worry about Yvonne and David. They will be okay. Love you always,
Lole"

This tribute was added by kunbi balogun on 30th August 2011

"how can i describe you or who to compare u with? NONE i have no one to share my heart with anymore u r the only one i picked but u left me,but god loves u more we shall meet again i am very sure of that but im glad the suffering is over,SUN RE O BRO LEYE U DID UR BEST"

This tribute was added by yinka oyebanjo ogun on 30th August 2011

"Leye, I have not stop thinking and saying 'WHY YOU'.
Actually,It should not be anybody but GOD knows best
Its been long I have seen you, the good memory of you is still there,soft,lovely,gentle & caring.I HAVE JUST LOST ANOTHER BIG BROTHER.MAY YOUR GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE"

This tribute was added by steve ibitayo on 29th August 2011

"MR. STEVE
Well  `leye is a beautifull time we have together, is a pleasure knowing you, `my Dad have prepared a better place for you in his mansion,have fun Leye `you will be missed ,"

This tribute was added by KC Carter on 29th August 2011

"Sam,You are my brother. In Christ,and also a brotherhood that we developed after working together many years.We talked and shared our lives with each other.We counseled one another,and encouraged one another.I will miss your easy going ways that eventually rubbed off on me.Love U"

This tribute was added by Michael Segilola on 29th August 2011

"Oh God ur ways 're glorious & unquestionable, I can't explain WHY, you took my Brother Leye, away to your bossom neither can i ask WHY, but I know you did it for your GOOD cos. "Bros, The Almighty God will grant u eternal rest, Amen!" We will all miss you, SU RE O ADIEU OLALEYE"

This tribute was added by Abiodun Segilola on 29th August 2011

"Leyi, as I used to call you.  Your memories will forever liner, I rememmber the good old days, that I used to sneak into BROADWAY, u were my best friend.  Your departure from us is like a mirage, but God knows best. R.I.P. till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by adebola odujoko on 29th August 2011

"Its sad 2 knw u gone so soon,its even more sad dat u had 2 live in d month of august,God is faithful,he knwz y he has called u,u will 4eva remain in our hearts,sleep well,much love"

This tribute was added by Tobi Sode on 28th August 2011

"A lot of people are missing you and that says a lot for the person you were thank for the laughs that you shared with me and even with the pain you were going through you kept your cheerfulness R.I.P you will be dearly missed"

This tribute was added by Lola Sode on 28th August 2011

"Although I miss you terribly, I rejoice in the glorious departure. Your spirit was larger than life, this world could not contain you. I know God finally taught you how to fly and you are among your kind - giants. Rest in perfect peace Uncle Leye. I love you."

This tribute was added by deola odujoko on 28th August 2011

"Is there a need to question God?God in His infinite mercies looked down and saw you His son suffering and he couldn't bear it and Decided its Time you come to him and join in the heavenly joy where there's no sorrow,weeping or pain...am happy you are happier where you are now.RIP"

This tribute was added by Remi Sode on 28th August 2011

"You will forever be missed. I will miss your smile, I will miss your laugh, I will miss your voice and your assuring words to us especially for Simi... Gone too soon my gentle giant."

This tribute was added by Michael Segilola on 28th August 2011

"Haaaa my brother leye u're too wonderful, i dot know wht to say cos u're a loving person, u re too good to us, i feel bad abt the news of MY BRO LEYE (TELLESTMAN) death may ur soul rest in perfect peace AMEN"

This tribute was added by Bukola Oyekoya on 28th August 2011

"May your humble soul rest in peace and may God look upon the hearts you touched while in this world. May the goodness and mercy of the Lord be upon your soul that you may rest in His bossom forever.May The All Wise Lord grant your family the fortitude to bear this great loss. RIP"

This tribute was added by toyin sode on 28th August 2011

"Sleep on beloved sleep and take your rest, lay down your head upon the Saviour's breast, we love you but Lord Jesus loves you best, goodnight, goodnight, goodnight."

This tribute was added by Olasupo Emmanuel on 28th August 2011

"I am still basking in the euphoria of those good old times we shared together back in broadway and a good man never dies because he lives on in the hearts of your loved ones and the bond we shares goes way beyond death so even in death you are still a VICTOR.Sleep well my brother"

This tribute was added by Olasupo Emmanuel on 28th August 2011

"It's really sad you had to leave us so soon u were indeed one of the good ones,I wonder y the good ones always get taken early but our consolation lies in the fact that you are now in a much more better place devoid of pain& sorrow,uwill forever remain in our hearts.ADIEU LONGMAN"

This tribute was added by Tunde Okunoren on 28th August 2011

"Big man, who never troubled anyone, always smiling, always cracking jokes (most of them very dry ha ha). Nonetheless  a gentle giant. I will miss you, your family will miss you very much. Good bye cousin."

This tribute was added by kunle sode on 28th August 2011

"Gentle giant.You were a gentle soul kind and considerate. The good Lord has now wrapped you in his arms and even though we will miss you greatly, you are in a better place and know no pain. I will always remember all our childhood days as they were the best. Molara Olawole."

This tribute was added by Mary Evans on 28th August 2011

"you memory will live for ever  x"

This tribute was added by kunle sode on 28th August 2011

"You were a gem among men. A gentle soul and you will be missed. We will miss you but God wants you to come home and rest. So my friend:  May your soul rest in perfect peace  Amen. Ronke Olagunju nee Olawole"

This tribute was added by kunle sode on 28th August 2011

"Samuel Olaleye Ayoola Sode, you will be dearly missed and I would not swap you for any other brother. When I come back to the world again I will want to come back as your little brother, you are in my heart and I love you so very much. Missing you"

This tribute was added by Ann Sode on 28th August 2011

"•Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight love you for ever my loving brother Samuel olaleye sode"

This tribute was added by Titilayo Ayeni-Sode on 28th August 2011

"John 14; "let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would i have told you that i go to prepare a place for you? Uncle you are now in the room Almighty father has prepared for you. RIPP. love you"

This tribute was added by Titilayo Ayeni-Sode on 28th August 2011

"Uncle Leye, eventhough my time with you was short but I thank GOD that you have blessed me with your love, your words and your spirit. I thank GOD for your life and i know that you will forever be with us. In love you and you will forever be missed."

This tribute was added by folasade oyekoya on 28th August 2011

"If love could have kept you here you would have not been on this journey,•To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
•God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you and whispered "come to me." With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away. Although"


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