Ronald Dewey Willis, 70, of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Dewey and Lula Simmons Willis. He was a landscaper, served eight years in the Army National Guard, and was a member of Second Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Paul Willis and wife Amber, Rodney Willis and fiancée Jennifer Howell, and John Willis; seven grandchildren; sisters, Jane Watkins and Diane Thompson; and the mother of his children, Sharon Willis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Givens.
Funeral services were held at Second Baptist Church with Dr. Keith Stephenson and Rev. Paul Willis officiating. Burial followed in the Southern Baptist Church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Crowe's Mortuary is serving the family.