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  Born: January 17, 1941
  Place of Birth: Raybon, GA USA
  Death: April 15, 2013
  Place of Death: Jacksonville, FL USA
  Occupation: CSX Railroad
  Hobbies: Fishing, Greyhound racing, Driving a Taxi Cab

Survived By
  Elizabeth Willis DíSouza, Daughter
  Scott Willis, Son
  Carrin Allen(Dexter) , Grandchild
  John Tucker , Grandchild
  Paul & Ramona Willis , Brother and Sister-in-Law
  Robert & Glenda Willis , Brother and Sister-in-Law
  Mary Lou Kick, Sister
  Sandra & Maurice Thomas, Sister and Brother-in-Law
  Ella Mae Wilson , Sister

Preceded in Death By
  George Washington Willis, Father
  Verdie Lewis Willis, Mother
  J.O Willis, Brother
  Steve Willis, Brother
  Bozo Willis , Brother
  Frank Willis, Brother
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John Willis
January 17, 1941 - April 15, 2013
Waycross-John Wendell Willis, 72 of Waycross, passed away Sunday ( April 14, 2013) at St. Vincent Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL after an extended illness.
Born in Raybon, GA his parents were George Washington and Verdie Lewis Willis. He is also preceded in death by 4 brothers, J.O Willis, Steve Willis, Bozo Willis & Frank Willis.
John was a machinist for CSX railroad, served in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith. Also he loved fishing, watching grey hound racing and driving a taxi cab.
Survivors include2 children, Elizabeth Willis DíSouza and Scott Willis both of Waycross; 2 grandchildren, Carrin Allen(Dexter) of Fresno, CA and John Tucker of Waycross; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul & Ramona Willis of St. Simons, and Robert & Glenda Willis of Hoboken; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, Mary Lou Kick of Smyrna, Sandra & Maurice Thomas of Palm Beach Shores, FL, and Ella Mae Wilson of Blackshear; and also several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A Visitation will be held Tuesday evening (April 16, 2013) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home.
A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday afternoon (April 17, 2013) at 2PM at the Chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Hilton Morgan and Rev. Leon Wilson officiating.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Raybon with Military honors.
Pallbearers will be Darren Crews, Andy Willis, Chip Kick, J.B Willis, Jullian Willis and Michael Meyer. Honorary pallbearer will be Tommy Hall.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
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Tuesday April 16, 2013, 6 PM at Frye Funeral Home (Formerly Chambless-Frye) in Nahunta, GA.
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Funeral Services

Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2 PM at Frye Funeral Home (Formerly Chambless-Frye) in Nahunta, GA.
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Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2 PM at Oak Grove Cemetery
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