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John Calvin ("Sonny") Willis

January 27, 1945 ~ May 24, 2019 (age 74)

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Obituary

Mr. John Calvin "Sonny" Willis age 74 of 3860 Dickey Mill Rd. Mebane, NC transitioned on May 24, 2019 at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill NC.

Mr. Willis was the son of Mr. Charlie Preston Willis and Mrs. Frances Warren Willis born January 27, 1945 in Alamance County, NC.

"Sonny" was a graduate of Central High School and a retiree of Walter Kidde Manufacturing.  Mr. Willis served as a trustee at Miles Chapel Baptist Church where he was a 

faithful member.

"Sonny"  is survived by his wife, Josephine Garner Willis and his two sons; Jonathan Michael Willis (Suzanne) of Menifee, CA and Jeffrey Maurice Willis; one sister, Annie Willis of Mebane, NC and two

grandchildren, Jamar M. Willis of Frankfort Germany and Jade M. Willis of Charlotte, NC; sister-in-law, Carrie Willis; brother-in-law, Edward Miles and special niece, Carol Jean Willis.

Mr. Willis was preceded in death by siblings, Walter Clemon Willis, Margie Miles, Nellie Hightower, Emma Love, Betty Jean Willis and Addie Evans. 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
May 28, 2019

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Wednesday
May 29, 2019

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Miles Chapel Baptist Church
3911 Dickey Mill Rd.
Mebane, NC 27302

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 29, 2019

1:00 PM
Miles Chapel Baptist Church
3911 Dickey Mill Rd.
Mebane, NC 27302

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
May 29, 2019

Miles Chapel Baptist Church
3911 Dickey Mill Rd.
Mebane, NC 27302

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