In memory of
Mr. Joseph P Willis
Joseph P "Joe" Willis, 86, of Markleville, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at St. Vincent's Anderson Regional.
He was born November 11, 1931, in Henry County to the late, Lester & Gladys (Thompson) Willis.
Joe farmed most of his life and worked for Delco Remy for 31 years. After retirement he worked almost 20 years at Harvest Land. He was a 50 year member of the Shirley Masonic Lodge #531 F & AM and the New Castle Order of the Eastern Star.
Joe is survived by his daughters, Donna (husband, Mike) Smith, Vickie (husband, Ed) Manifold, and Janice (husband, Carl) Reynolds; grandchildren, Joel (wife, Amy) Smith, AJ (wife, Lauren) Smith, Nickie (husband, Marc) Reddick, Herb (wife, Tashina) Manifold, Heather (husband, Rodney) Williams, Sabrina (husband, Josh) Miller; great grandchildren, Caleb, Aubrey, Mason, Jaxson, Joey, Nicole, Addison, Sammy, & Callie; siblings, Ruth Loar, Roy (wife, Martha) Willis, Laura Willis, Jerry (wife, Mary) Willis, Denzil (wife, Marcia) Willis, David (wife, Pat) Willis, & Jerome (wife, Karen) Willis; and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Virginia "Ginny" (Martin) Willis; siblings, Robert Willis, Sam Willis, & Eleanor Rumler.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Condo & St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, with Darrell Miller officiating. Burial will be at Curry's Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at the funeral home with Masonic Services at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Indiana Masonic Home Foundation, 525 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 or to the St. Vincent Hospice.
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