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Mr. Howard Willis, 70, of Doerun died Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Tift Regional Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Doerun City Cemetery.
Mr. Willis was born on June 12, 1946 in Quitman to the late Joshua and Thelma Gibbs Willis. He had lived in Doerun most of his life. Mr. Willis retired from the City of Doerun where he worked in Maintenance. Mr. Willis enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his children, Hassie Beck of Doerun, Chad Willis of Doerun, James Eddleman, Jr. (Sam) of Jacksonville, NC and Chris Redfearn (David) of Thomasville; grandchildren, Dalton Beck, Dakota Beck, Samantha Gay (Mathew), Erin Beck, Skye Eddleman, Jax Eddleman, Blue Eddleman, River Eddleman, Roman Eddleman, Tolan Eddleman, Harris Eddleman, Rosie Eddleman and Lilly Eddleman; sister, Geraldine Warner.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Willis was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Willis on November 30, 2011.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 Am until service hour at Banks Funeral Home.
Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com.
Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 6, 2017
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