Mr. William Loyd Willis, age 93 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Friday, February 24, 2012.
Born Wednesday, October 16, 1918 in Sikes, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his Father - William Alson Willis, Mother - Mary Emaline Willis, Wife - Margaret Lucille Willis, Brother - James Raymond Willis, and Sister - Alma Gertrude Parker.
Mr. Willis was a World War II Veteran, having served in the US Navy. He retired from Southern Equipment and Tractor Co. of Monroe, LA. He was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory include his Son - Gary M Willis of Dodson, LA, Daughter - Carolyn J Patin of Fairfield Glade, TN, Grandchildren - Kathy Gibson, Mike Willis, Wendy (Willis) Cunningham, and Kay Lynn LeBlanc, 10 Great Grandchildren, Brother - Arlis Relton Willis of Monroe, LA, Brother - Johnny Lenney Willis of Bossier City, LA, Brother - Wiley Benney Willis of Haughton, LA, Sister - Emma Oleta Campanelle of Springfield, MO, Sister - Mary Ellen McCartney of Eggs Harbor City, NJ, Sister - Ruth Janell Beardsley of Delevan, NY, and Sister - Gloria Jean Berman of Lakeside, OR.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 27, 2012, at Southern Funeral Home, in Winnfield, LA from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, February 27, 2012 at Hurricane Grove Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Harold Honeycutt, Kelly Gibson, Thomas Champagne, Kenny McWhorter, Courtland Brasseaux, and Tyler Cunningham.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com