Obituary photo of Joe Willis, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

Joe L. Willis

1946 - 2020
Obituary photo of Joe Willis, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

Joe L. Willis

1946 - 2020

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

In State:
Monday, November 2, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
Service:
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 10:00am
Kansas Veterans' Cemetery
SFC (Retired) Joe L. Willis, 74, of Junction City, KS, passed away on October 19, 2020 at Via Christi Nursing Home in Manhattan, KS. A graveside service with military honors will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery with Chaplain Doug Hamilton officiating. Mr. Willis will lie in state 5-7 p.m. Monday, November 2, 2020, at the Johnson Funeral Home.

Joe was born April 24, 1946 in Mt. Helen, AR, the son of Adelle Willis.

Joe served in the United States Army until his retirement. After retirement, he worked as a para-professional for USD #475 at Junction City High School.

He married Ollie Wade July 23, 1983.

Survivors left to mourn his loss is his wife Ollie of the home in Junction City, KS; one son, Kelsy Wade of Salina, KS; four daughters, Rochelle Wade of Durham, NC, Carla Willis of Greensboro, NC, Melodi Denson of Tampa, FL and Jasmyn Griffin of Junction City, KS; eighteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Crystal Willis and his parents.

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SFC (Retired) Joe L. Willis, 74, of Junction City, KS, passed away on October 19, 2020 at Via Christi Nursing Home in Manhattan, KS. A graveside service with military honors will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery with Chaplain Doug Hamilton officiating. Mr. Willis will lie in state 5-7 p.m. Monday, November 2, 2020, at the Johnson Funeral Home.

Joe was born April 24, 1946 in Mt. Helen, AR, the son of Adelle Willis.

Joe served in the United States Army until his retirement. After retirement, he worked as a para-professional for USD #475 at Junction City High School.

He married Ollie Wade July 23, 1983.

Survivors left to mourn his loss is his wife Ollie of the home in Junction City, KS; one son, Kelsy Wade of Salina, KS; four daughters, Rochelle Wade of Durham, NC, Carla Willis of Greensboro, NC, Melodi Denson of Tampa, FL and Jasmyn Griffin of Junction City, KS; eighteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Crystal Willis and his parents.

**To leave a special online message for the family, press the "share" tab above.**

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

In State:
Monday, November 2, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
Service:
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 10:00am
Kansas Veterans' Cemetery

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