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William "Buddy" Bonner Willis Jr

April 8, 1961 ~ March 11, 2019 (age 57)


William (Buddy) Bonner Willis Jr. passed away peacefully in his sleep at his mother’s home on March 11, 2019, after a lengthy illness. He was born on April 8, 1961, and is survived by his mother Thelma Hewitt and (Smokey). He was preceded in death by his father William Bonner Willis Sr.  He is survived by his siblings Gary Willis and (Wendy),  Jenny Willis Foss and (Terry) , daughter Harley Rose, his nephew James Foss and niece’s Virginia Foss  and Beth Willis, and numerous   aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Buddy was the eldest of his siblings. He will be missed by all.  His unique laugh  was contagious and unmistakably his. Buddy's ability to let God lead his life.Enriching all around him.Buddy's family would like to thank all who have sent and offered condolences. Memorial services will be held on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 2pm at the home of his aunt and uncle , Lois and Ray Hand at 2048 Starratt Road, Jacksonville, FL. 32218

CEDAR BAY FUNERAL HOME, 405 New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32218


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Funeral Service
May 18, 2019

2:00 PM
Starratt Road, FL, Jacksonville

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