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Robert Casper Willis

March 13, 1937 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Robert (Bob) Casper Willis (85) of Spivey's Corner, went to his heavenly home on May 14th, 2022.

Born March 13th, 1937; Bob was the son of the late Robert Leo Willis and Penny Inez (Jackson) Willis of Spivey's Corner. Bob served in the United States Army after graduating from Plain View School. He was honorably discharged to help run his family farm. He married the love of his life Julia Pearl Ingram and together had three children. Bob then traveled local and long haul as a truck driver until he retired at 80 years old. 

Bob was a faithful member of Shady Grove OFWB Church and Spivey's Corner community. He enjoyed being outdoors, cracking jokes, and was a dedicated bus driver for church and Midway HS band functions for years, as well as spending time with his grandchildren. 

Survived by and cherishing his memories are his children Genelle Willis Croom; Anthony Willis and wife Diane; Amy Willis Raynor and husband Greg all of Spivey's Corner. Seven grandchildren: Cierra Williford and husband Joseph, Christie Gainey and husband Eric, Conner Willis and fiance Cole, Hannah Croom, Austin Raynor and wife Natalie, Julianna Raynor, and Curtlyn Croom. Additionally, five great-grandchildren: Grant, Laney, Kaden, and Emerie Williford; Anderson Gainey; and sister Shirley West.

He was preceded in death by wife of 56 years Julia Ingram Willis and his parents Leo and Inez Willis.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 at Shady Grove OFWB Church at 3:00 pm. The family will receive friends at 2:00 pm prior to service. Pastor Chris Hall will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the church cemetery. 

The Willis family wishes to thank everyone for all the calls, visits, food, and prayers during this time of mourning. 

Memorial gifts may be given to: Shady Grove Church; 7605 Newton Grove Hwy. Dunn, NC 28334

West & Dunn Funeral Home, Newton Grove, North Carolina is honored to serve the Willis Family. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 18, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Shady Grove OFWB Church
7605 Newton Grove Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 18, 2022

3:00 PM
Shady Grove OFWB Church
7605 Newton Grove Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334

Burial

Shady Grove OFWB Church Cemetery
7605 Newton Grove Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334

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