On Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Bishop Ekow Koomson also known as Bishop Kobi a loving father, bishop, uncle, and friend passed away at the age of 54 and went to his eternal home in heaven to rest. Bishop Ekow was born on August 4, 1965, in Accra, Ghana to Gershon Sekyere and Babia Dakpo.
Over nineteen years ago he traveled from Ghana to the United States to begin his new life in North America. Bishop Ekow was married and had three beautiful children Joel, Jonathan, and Nana who he loved deeply and adored. While growing his family he embarked on becoming an ordained and anointed man of God. His passion for the word of God and his people was immediately evident to anyone who was in his presence. Bishop Ekow was a powerful prophet and teacher who utilized his prophetic gifts to inspire, serve, and encourage individuals within his community and people throughout the world.
In 2008, Bishop Ekow opened his first church Triumphant and Prophetic Chapel in East Orange, New Jersey. It was there when his spiritual gifts and talents began to flourish, which changed the lives of the people in the community. Some years later Bishop Ekow changed the name of his church to Triumphant Charity Center, which was located in Newark, New Jersey. Although, Bishop Ekow experienced many challenges however, his faith and service to God and his people never wavered. Bishop Ekow was one in a million and he has been a blessing and source of hope to all who knew and loved him. Bishop Ekow, radiant and gentle smile will be greatly missed by all and now he can shine brilliantly for all of eternity.
Bishop Ekow was preceded in death by his mother Babia and father Gershon. He is survived by his three children, Joel J. Sekyere-Koomson, Jonathan K. Sekyere-Koomson, and Nana Sekyere-Koomson his siblings Janet Bani, Micheal Bani, Faustina Sekyere and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The viewing is will be held on Friday, January 31st, 2020 from 5-9 pm at the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave. in Union, New Jersey. Funeral Rites or Reception will be held on January 31st from 9 pm-12 am at the African Hall 670 South 21st Street, Irvington New Jersey.
The funeral service will also take place at the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home on Saturday, February 1st, at 10am, which will be followed by the burial at Hollywood Memorial Park, 1500 Stuyvesant Avenue in Union. Lastly, please join us for the thanksgiving service at the Deliverance Temple located on 826 South 10th Street and Clinton, Newark, New Jersey.
Donations can be sent to Patience Crownson. Please contact her at 908.803.7621.