Lamar Henry Willis

Published 2:04 pm Monday, July 11, 2011

Aug. 27, 1952 –

July 10, 2011

A funeral service for Lamar Henry Willis, 58, of Whigham, Ga., will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Medley officiating.

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Interment will follow at Blackjack Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 11, at Ivey Funeral Home.

Born Aug. 27, 1952, in Bainbridge, Ga., the son of Laura Annette Willis and Joseph Edward “Ed” Willis Jr., Mr. Willis died on Sunday, July 10, 2011, at Archbold Memorial Hospital.

He was a truck driver for many years.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lance Willis and Larry Willis, and a very special grandmother, Alma Robinson.

Survivors include his sons, Harvin Willis of Climax, Ga., and Roger Willis of Bainbridge, Ga.; his daughter, Kimberly Perry and her husband, Robert, of Bainbridge, Ga.; his brothers, Leonard “Lenny” Willis, Marvin Willis, Glen Willis and Anthony “Tony” Willis, all of Slidell, La., and Lynn Willis of Midland, Texas; his sister, Myrna Radosta of Slidell, La.; his companion, Brenda Harrell of Whigham, Ga.; and the mother of his children, Libby Willis of Bainbridge, Ga.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of services.