William "Will" Malik was born on March 20, 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio to Raelynn and Robert Malik. Will was a former security guard with the State of Ohio. He enjoyed watching and playing basketball, listening to old school music, traveling with his friends, spending time with his siblings, nieces and nephews, boxing with his Dad and spending time with his daughter. Will was a beloved son of Robert E. Malik II and Raelynn (deceased), a devoted father of Shakiya, a dear brother of Stephanie Barker and Robert E. Malik II, a cherished nephew, cousin and friend. His memory will be cherished by all who loved him.