James S. Willis

CLINTON — James S. Willis, 69, of Clinton, formerly of the Quad Cities, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on September 4, 2018, at his home, in Clinton.

Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 7, at Calver Funeral Home, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey, Jr., officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton.  There will not be a visitation.

Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.

James was born on July 4, 1949, in Clinton, the son of Orville Oscar and Donna Jean (Manley) Willis.  He married Carol A. Collinson on August 29, 1981, in Rock Island, Ill.  She passed away on March 17, 2011.

Survivors include his children, Jeff (Gina) Willis, Thomson, Ill., and Angela (Dale) Appel, also of Thomson; step-children, Theresa (Larry) Chaves and John (Lena) Downing, Andalusia, Ill.; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a brother, Brad (Kathy) Willis, of Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his father, and brothers, Roger Willis and Bob Willis.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.


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