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Chief Ao Olofundeyi Olaitan

January 25, 1950 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 69)

Obituary


Robert Louis Mouzon was born January 25, 1950 in Buffalo New York Pearl Louise Mouzon and fathered by Joseph Mouzon. Robert completed his early education in Buffalo NY attending PS 31 going on to graduate from Hutchinson Central Technical High School. He then went on to continue his education from the university of buffalo where he pledged Alpha Phi Alpha and graduated with his master’s in communications. 
While in Buffalo, Robert was a disc jockey for WUFO where he hosted his very own radio show called Mouzon at midnight. In 1976 he joined the Yoruba Foundation of Brotherhood & Sisterhood. He was also co-founder of the Oscar Michelle Theater in Buffalo. He continued on to be a seeker after truth, working in the Yoruba Society in Buffalo with Malcolm Erni which led him to Oyotunji in 1978. In the Kingdom of Oyotunji African Village he became an Ilari Palace Guards. He went on to became Chief of the Guards, head of the men’s society, and the Alagba, head of the Ancestor Society. Alapini Chief Olaitan taught math for many years at The Yoruba Royal Academy. In Chiefs travels he also received many elevations including Dahomey Chief Title Agbadjigan complete with Stool, staff, and was initiated into Ifa in Benin in 1992. In service and loyal to his people and culture Chief worked tirelessly for his people educating and providing spiritual guidance to thousands over the years. 
Chief Ao Olofundeyi Olaitan is left to mourn: two aunts, Mamie Gamble of Albion, Michigan and Martha Newell of Buffalo, NY; two brothers, Robert David Clark of Buffalo, NY and Wesley Gamble of Michigan; two sisters, Delores Clark Lovelace of Lake Havasu, AZ and Mary Gamble of Michigan; god brother, Steven (Ray) Swinton of Lansing Michigan; along with a host of aunts, cousins family and friends from all over the world.


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Services

Funeral Service
Monday
December 2, 2019

3:00 PM
Oyotunji African Village
56 Bryant Lane
Seabrook, SC 29940

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