Mr. Lonnie Earl Willis
Aiken—Funeral services for Mr. Lonnie Earl Willis age 65 son of Mrs. Gladys Richardson Willis and the late Mr. Sammie Willis, Sr. will be held 1:00 pm Thursday April 10, 2014 at Redds Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Watford officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Mr. Willis will be placed in the church at 12:00 noon.
Mr. Willis was a native and a life long resident of Aiken County, SC. He had retired in 2010 as a Sr. GEOD Tech from the South Carolina Department of Transportation with 40 years of service. Mr. Willis was a member of Redds Branch Baptist Church.
Survivors include one brother, Sammie (Brenda) Willis, Jr., West Columbia; one sister, Brenda (Grayson) Still, Aiken; five nephews, Derrick Willis, Jeffrey Willis, Chuck Still , Stuart Still, and Daniel Still.
Pallbearers will be Derrick Willis, Stuart Still, Jeffrey Willis, Chuck Still, Tommy Blackwell, and Ralph Busbee.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at www.lls.org/waystohelp, or to Leukemia Lymphoma Society Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield MA 01202.
A visitation with the family will take place 6-8 pm tonight, Wednesday April 9, 2014 at COLE FUNERAL HOME, 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS), AIKEN, SC 29801. 803-648-7175. Please sign the online registry or order flowers at www.colefuneralhomeinc.com.