He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman Willard and Edith S. Campbell; and two Brothers, Bill Willard, and Bobby Willard.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Peggy Willard of Raywick, KY; "Adopted" Children, Daniel and Chelsie Raikes, Jackie and Mylea Wicker, and Tanner White; special friends like brothers, Dennis Rupert, Joe Feese, Mark Meese, and Herman Rose; Pastor and very special friend, Dannie Nelson; very special friend, Ralph Coomer; two nephews, John Seward (Charlotte Sapp), and Tim (Joy) Frazier; two nieces, Kathy (James) Goldman, and Pam (Tom) Bennett; two sister-in-laws, Shirley (Charlie) Young, and Sue (Gene) Frazier; former sister-in-law, Martha Ann Widman; special friends, Thelma Corbett "My Angel", Shirley Neagle "Doc", Lou Bradley, Fred Clark Sr., Fred Clark Jr., Tommy Wheatley, Ricky Wheatley, Sammy Barnett, Bobby Wheatley, Mike Lamkin, David Morris, David White, Andy York, Paul Hardesty, Terry Dooley, and all my brothers at church.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Gideon's International, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Bosley Funeral Home; officiated by Rev. Dannie Nelson, Rev. Daniel Raikes. Interment to follow in Stewarts Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Bosley Funeral Home.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the funeral home is restricted to 50% capacity. Visitors paying their respects will be asked to wait during busy periods until others leave before entering the funeral home. Food or beverages are not permitted at this time. Face masks are required to enter the facility.