Vale - Mr. Oliver Gene Willis, 70, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015
at his residence.
Gene was born in Lincoln County, NC on September 23, 1945 a son of the late
Rufus Paul Willis and Vivian Hoyle Willis of Vale. He was retired from
Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation as a rate clerk after 32 years of
service. Gene was a member of Hull's Grove Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, suvivors include his wife of 42 years, Kathy
Miller Willis, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Regina D. Sanders and
Robert of Bessemer City; two grandchildren, Kaylee Dawn Willis and James
Paul Sanders; a sister, Paulette Huss of Crouse; and a number of nieces and
Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00PM at
Hull's Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 4:00PM at
Hull's Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Travis Elmore and Mr. Bobby Farmer
Burial will be at Hull's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Dr,
Lincolnton, NC 28092 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 4600 Park Road,
Suite 250 Charlotte, NC 28209.
A guest register is available at www.stameycherryvillefuneralhome.com
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of