2009-11-21 / Obituaries

Herbert Willis

Herbert Willis, age 88, of Buckeye Lake passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2009, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, Newark.

He was born in Cribbs, West Virginia, on December 19, 1920, to the late Herbert West and Gracie Mae (Layton) Willis. Herbert lived at Buckeye Lake for 42 years and was a member of the Eagles Aerie 2801. He loved wood working (making clocks and toy trucks for the neighborhood children) and cars.

Herbert is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Estep); children, Roger (Peggy) Willis, Deborah (Wayman) Angle, Nancy (Eddie) Evans, Michael Willis, and Terri (Tony) Noblick; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and three nieces and one nephew.

In addition to Herbert’s parents, he is preceded in death by sons, Ronald D & Gary W. Willis; brother, Earl Willis; sister, Madaline Binion; and a granddaughter.

A graveside service at Millersport Cemetery was held on Nov. 13, 2009, with Reverend Jacob Faulk. A memorial service followed at the Buckeye Lake Eagles. Memorial donations can be made to: The Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, c/o Selma Markowitz Care Center, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-0430.

Online memorials can be made to: www.boringsheridanfuneralhome. com

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