OBITUARY

Craig E. WILLS

August 14, 1961November 22, 2021

Craig E. Wills, age 60, of Englewood Florida, formally of Plattsburgh New York passed away in his home on Monday the 22nd of November 2021 as a result of a chronic illness. Craig was born in Malone New York on August 14th 1961, the son of Eugene D. Wills (deceased) and Gemma R. (Duval) Wills. Craig graduated from northern New York’s Peru High School in 1979. After being awarded his diploma, he continued his studies at SUNY Plattsburgh before starting his career in furniture sales and interior design. He continued this career for the last 40 years up to the time of his death. Craig enjoyed the company of his family and Friends. Although he had no children of his own, he loved and enjoyed all of his Nieces and Nephews as well as their children. He distinguished himself as “Worlds Greatest Uncle”. He also enjoyed going to the beach as well as collecting Antiques. Craig is survived by his mother Gemma Wills of Englewood Florida; a brother William Wills and his wife Lori of Plattsburgh New York; a sister Deborah (Wills) Farrell and her Husband Wayne of Chateaugay New York; 6 Nieces and Nephews, Stephen Wills, his wife Angie and their children; Zachary Farrell, his wife Heather and their children; Nicholas Farrell, his wife Maggie and their children; Courtney (Wills) Trombly and her husband Michael; Kristin (Farrell) Spinner, her husband Brad and their children; and Trevor Wills. Services will be held in northern New York in the spring of 2022 at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Craig’s memory may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lemon Bay Funeral Home, 2 Buchan’s Landing, Englewood, FL 34223; (941) 474 5575.

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Odette Pregent

November 27, 2021

Craig will be remembered as a charming, respectful, witty person.
The saddest moment is when the person who gave you the best memories, becomes a memory. May those memories bring you comfort and peace.
Life is a journey. We only have today. Tomorrow is not guarantee.
May it comfort you Gemma, Debbie and Bill to know that Heaven is brighter today, your wonderful Craig arrived that way.
He will be missed.
My deepest sympathy.
Odette

Sharon Mychalczuk

November 27, 2021

I will never forget when we were visiting upstate. My cousin told me we were going to a party when we left the party he said I could drive well the roads had snow on it and I did not no how to drive he told me not to worry there is no one out driving .Well the only thing I can tell you is that Craig was very surprised when I did a 360 I think that is what he said and then he said he would drive after that and after we calmed down. ❤️ Sharon and all our good times growing up.Till we meet again.

Kevin Lauritsen

November 23, 2021

I remember working with Craig. His laugh, his wit and his ability to listen with true compassion. Craig was a great friend most of all. We made so many great memories and had so many laughs.
I will miss you my friend.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY