Richard O. Willis

richard willis
Richard O. Willis, 66, of 162 Brevard Road, Asheville, died Thursday, February 18, 1999, in an Asheville hospital.

Mr. Willis was born in Henderson County and was a son of the late John A. and Golda Parker Willis.  He was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and was retired from Great Lakes Steel.

He is survived by four daughters, Debra Rocz, Brenda Bastin, Dianne Witherspoon, and Pamela Foshee;  a son, Richard Willis;  three step-daughters, ALice Stover, Tina Pieczarka, and Janice Kimbrough;  a step-son, Richard Foshee;  two sisters, Jolena Moore and Betty Jean Laws;   two brothers, James E. Willis and David E. Willis, and 15 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 pm Sunday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating.

His family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Saturday at the funeral home.

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