Harold Wayne Willis

July 1, 1928July 12, 2014

Harold Wayne Willis, 86, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway. He was born July 1, 1928 in Petersburg, IN to the late Marlin D. and Myrtle (Hill) Willis.

He graduated from Mt. Olympus High School and retired from Whirlpool Corp. in 1994 after 40 years of service. He was a longtime member of IUE Union Local #808 and Scott Township General Baptist Church. He was a US Army Veteran and served in the Korean War.

Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine (Jerrell) Willis, in 1999.

He is survived by sister, Virginia Jobe of Petersburg; brother, James E (Linda Sue) Willis of Petersburg; nieces, Carolyn (Dave) Workman and Julie Ann (Darin) Like all of Petersburg and Teri Lyn (Tyler) Couts of Evansville; great-nephews, Tom (Steveny) Garner of Ashflat, AR and Alex Like of Petersburg, IN; great-niece, Lisa Poston of Cadiz, KY; and great, great-nieces, Kristen Garner of Ashflat, AR and Sarah Leisure of Arkadelphia, AR.

Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Alexander Memorial Park Heritage Chapel, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Wednesday from 1:00 PM until service time at the chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Scott Township General Baptist Church, 113000 Walnut Rd., Evansville, IN 47725. Condolences may be made online at


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, July 16, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Lisa Hatfield-Devoy

July 16, 2014

So sorry for your loss.

July 16, 2014

So sorry for your loss.

june like

July 16, 2014

I am remembering all of you in my prayers.