Alfred "Fred" Willis of Ellenboro N.C. went to be with the Lord at the early age of 52. He was born January 14th, 1966 and took his last breath, after a long battle with lung cancer on May 13th, 2018. He was surrounded by his family and friends during this battle over the last 7 months.
Alfred loved his job, he was a brick mason for over 30 years. When he wasn't working he loved fishing, shooting guns, going four-wheeling in his "Cow truck", drinking Bud Light and talking with people.
He was proceeded in death by his father and mother. Alfred Monroe Willis Sr. and Dorothy "Dot" Terry of Mooresboro, and one brother Lee Willis of Shelby.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Lisa Willis of Ellenboro, a brother Tim Willis of Shelby, and three sisters: Patsy Pack of Ellenboro, Frances Grooms, and Candy Willis both from Shelby. He had six children and eight grandchildren, whom he loved dearly. Two sons; Bobby Willis of Shelby with his two sons Ian and Aiden Willis, Matthew and Alisha Willis of Mooresboro with their two fur babies Tank and Brie. Four daughters; Jessica and Shane Davis of Bostic with their three children Gavin, Alivia and Layla, Melissa and Eric Toney of Bostic with their three children, James, Kyle, and Abigail, Jennifer Allen of Soiux Falls, South Dakota, Amanda and Micheal Hughes of Ellenboro.
A receiving friends and family will be held at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Bostic N.C. ( 801 Mt. Lebanon Church Rd Bostic N.C. 28018) at 4pm on Thursday May 17th with a dinner at 6pm following the visitation. All those wanting to stay and eat, Please do so!
On-line condolences may be made at www.eggersfuneralhome.com