ABBEVILLE -- Billy F. Willis, Jr., 59, resident of 577 New Road, husband of Laura Busby Willis, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Born in Abbeville Co., SC, he was a son of Billy F. Willis, Sr. and Jo Ann Dickson Willis.
Billy attended Clemson University and graduated from Lander College in 1977.
He worked for Pirelli Cable for 22 years and currently was employed with Greenwood Fabricating and Plating in Greenwood, SC. Billy was a member and very active in Bells United Methodist Church. The biggest joy of Billy’s life was being a good husband and a loving an caring father.
Survivors are: his beloved wife of 30 years, Laura Busby Willis of the home; daughter, Anna Willis and her boyfriend, Chris “Craw” Thompson; Carson Busby Dula and Evie Dula; his parents, Billy F. and Jo Ann Willis; his in-laws, George and Bonnie Busby.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Dickson Willis.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Bells United Methodist Church, with Rev. Kevin Lindley officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family is at the home, 577 New Road, Abbeville, SC.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home.
Memorials in memory of Billy may be made to Bells UMC, Youth Fund, 2540 Flat Rock Road, Abbeville, SC 29620.
Online condolences may be made to the Willis family by visiting www.chandlerjacksonfh.com.
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Willis family.