The late Mzee Washingtpn Omollo Kinaynyi was born in 1942 to the late Justo Kinyanyi and the late Mama Leah Nende Kinyanyi at Luanda Kagina Village, Doho sub-location, Kisa West Location, Khwisero Sub-County in Kakamega County. He was born the last born in a family of (7) seven siblings; sisters were Opiche the late, Adhiambo the late, brothers were; Ernest Osere the late, Simon Odero, Didan Sijenyi the late and Amos Agina.
The late Mzee Washington started his primary education at Luanda AC Primary School by the then school was known as Luanda sector as from the year 1951, he was in standard (1) one after four years he sat for Common Entrance Examination, he passed highly and was taken to Luanda Intermediate school then in the year 1961 he sat for Kenya African Prelimanary Exams, Washington passed highly and obtained two certicates that year (1961) which were leaving certicate and the K.A.P.E.) certicate.
He later joined Kaimosi Teachers Training College where he trained as a teacher.
Mzee Washington Omollo married Mama Felgona Akoth in 1964 and later married Mama Beldine Awino in 1976 and were blessed with the following children; Margaret Akinyi, Silvano Argwings, Agneta Obiero(late), Nanslyne Omollo, Milton Omollo (late), Zablon Sangoro(late), Sara Omollo, Loise Omollo, Pauline Omollo, Steven Odhiambo Omollo and Alice Achieng Omollo. He also left 30 (thirty) grandchildren and 11 (Eleven) great grandchildren.
Mzee was a good teacher who taught in various school such a Malanga Primary, Huluwino Primary and nally retired at Uyonga Primary in the year 1991. He was also an active member of Luanda Ack Church – Maseno Diocese where he participated in various capacities until his demise.
ILLNESS AND DEPARTURE
Mzee Washington Omollo was always healthy, active and strong until July, 2018 when he suffered paralysis due to hypertension which kept him down for a longtime, he suddenly worsened and met he death on 1st November, 2020.