Sunset Funeral Home
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Willie Willis

April 9, 1943 - May 12, 2020

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Willie Willis, 77, passed away on May 12, 2020. He was born on April 9, 1943 to Joe and Ethelleen Willis in Elba, Alabama.

Willie was a great handyman. For most of his life he was a carpenter and he loved wood-crafting. He also enjoyed fishing and was a huge Alabama fan. Willie loved spending time with his family and friends.

Willie is survived by his daughters Lesa (William) Grabert and Sherri (Brian) McClellan; his grandchildren Joshua (Chantelle) Wood, Rachel (Willis) Wood Beaube, Shenandoah (Joey) Taylor, Brian Paul (Tiffany) McClellan, and Stephen McClellan; his great-grandchildren Logan Saulter, Austin Wood, Ariel McClellan, Ezra McClellan, Adon Ray, Frannie Ray, Shaun Bailey, and Kevin McClellan; his siblings Betty Jo Davis, William Willis, and Jerry (Patricia) Willis; his longtime companion Theresa Hill; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Willie was preceded in death by his parents; his sister Dorothy McKee; his grandchildren Daniel Keith Taylor and Shawn Mach Taylor; and his great-granddaughter Azaria McClellan; and his wife Bonnie Willis.

As per Willie’s wishes, there will be no services at this time.

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