Joe T. Willis

Born in Columbus, MS on September 5, 1944

Departed on April 15, 2016 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Joe T. Willis, age 71 of Hendersonville, TN was born September 5th, 1944 and passed away Friday morning, April 15, 2016. Joe was a devoted husband to Margaret for nearly 52 years, and he was a devoted father and grandfather that loved his family unconditionally and reveled in their accomplishments. Joe was an avid outdoorsman and golfer, but he especially loved to duck hunt and was the chief cook for the duck blind. He made numerous trips out west to hunt with many friends and family. Joe was loved by many and will be missed by all who knew him.

Preceded in death by parents Joe L. Willis and Margaret Raines.

Joe is survived by his wife, Margaret H. Willis, children Donna McLain (Tim), Joe Thomas Willis II –Tom (Melissa), grandchildren, Tucker McLain, Jordan McLain, Joe Thomas Willis III (Joey) and Carson Willis, Brother Bob Willis (Cindy), sisters Jeannette Duncan, Rita Roberson, and Margaret Davis as well as many nieces and nephews, friends and family.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Sarah Cannon Center or Alive Hospice.

2 Comments to Joe T. Willis

  1. Neil Duncan
    April 29, 2016 1:02 pm

    Uncle Joe for years was the strong foundation of a large family
    He showed love support as well as knowledgeable advice to family members in their time of need. He would listen and ponder the situation before responding. His advice personally carried me through some hard times. He approached situations or struggles with open eyes and an open mind knowing that everyone’s situation was different. His faith was the foundation of his life. If you knew him it was very apparent in his actions. Aside from being a husband father and Uncle he was dedicated in helping both of his parents in laws and Grandparents. No one in need was forgotten or put aside. Uncle Joe I love and miss you.

    • carol duncan
      April 29, 2016 3:03 pm

      my uncle joe was a kind and sweet person who always seem to help everyboldy came inconcact including my self he was my captain kangroo i will miss him dearling

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