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OBIT R. Fred Willis 1943-2012

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OBIT R. Fred Willis 1943-2012

Posted: 6 Apr 2013 10:07PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Willis, Heaton, Morris
NOTE: I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS INDIVIDUAL. JUST POSTING THE OBITUARY ON R. FRED WILLIS FROM www.morgan-nay.com 4/11/12

NAME: Mr. R. Fred Willis
AGE: 68
ADDRESS: of Madison, IN
DATE OF DEATH: April 5, 2012
PLACE OF DEATH: King's Daughters' Hospital, Madison, IN
DATE OF BIRTH: December 1, 1943
PLACE OF BIRTH: McRoberts, KY
PARENTS: Ben & Oak Heaton Willis
SURVIVED BY: his wife: Dee Morris Willis of Madison, IN; his sons: Matthew Willis & his wife, Cassandra of Hanover, IN, Mark Willis & his wife, Lacey of Madison, IN; his daughter: Mariah Willis of Louisville, KY; his grandchildren: Audrey & Adonijah ; his brothers: Richard Willis & his wife, Mickey of Clyde, TX, Pastor William John Willis & his wife, Sheila of North Vernon, IN; his sisters in law & brothers in law: Debbie Lukie of North Vernon, IN; his sisters in law & brothers in law: Dotty & George Ellingwood of Brooklyn, CT, Georgia Morris of Madison, IN, Rev. Noel Keith & Terrie Morris of Valley City, ND, John & Patti Morris of Harrison, OH,Mickalyn & Timothy Smith of Harrison, OH; numerous nieces, nephews aunts, uncles, cousins & other relatives
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: his parents, Ben & Oak Heaton Willis; his infant sister; his mother in law & father in law, Myrtle "Mickey" Emery Morris & George M. Morris, Jr.
EDUCATION & OCCUPATION: Fred entered this life on December 1, 1943 in McRoberts, KY. He was the loving son of the late, Ben & Oak Heaton Willis. Fred was raised in Xenia, OH and attended school there. He was inducted into the United States Navy in 1961 and was later honorably discharged. Fred was united in marriage to Dee Morris in Vevay, IN on August 25, 1984. This happy union was blessed with two sons, Matthew & Mark and a daughter, Mariah . Fred retired in 2006 from Dolly Madison in Columbus, OH as a maintenance engineer where he had worked for ten years. He had worked previously as a maintenance engineer with United Coating in Indianapolis for seven years. Fred had attended many trade schools, taking classes in welding, heat and air, and engineering. He was a faithful member of the Point of Grace Family Praise Fellowship Church in Madison, IN. He formerly was a member of the Emmanuel Apostolic Church in Martinsville, IN. Fred enjoyed building model boats and racing them. He was proud of his newest boat that he named, "Old School 1943". He enjoyed membership in the Madison Model Boat Club. Fred was a happy individual and always maintained his sense of humor. He enjoyed target shooting and drag racing. Fred loved his rescue dog, Midnight and was awaiting the birth of his third grandchild, Chloe.
DATE, TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: April 9, 2012, 2:00 p.m., Point of Grace Family Praise Fellowship, 3304 North U.S. Highway 421 in Madison, IN
OFFICIATED BY: Pastor Adam Faulkner
PLACE OF INTERMENT: Fairmount Cemetery in Madison, IN
DATE & TIME OF CALLING HOURS: 11:00 a.m. until time of the service at the Point of Grace Family Praise Fellowship Church, 3304 North U.S. Highway 421 in Madison, IN
SPECIAL SERVICES: Flag Presentation at the graveside
MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS: The family requests memorials in memory of Robert to the Point of Grace Family Praise Fellowship Church, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE: Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive Madison, IN 47250
ONLINE CONDOLENCES MAY BE SENT TO THE FAMILY VIA THE FUNERAL HOME'S WEBSITE AT www.morgan-nay.com

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