OBITUARY

Gary Frank Willis

March 30, 1952August 9, 2018
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Gary Frank Willis, born March 30, 1952 in Longview, Texas died peacefully on August 9, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was welcomed into Heaven by his parents Frank and Patsy Willis, brother-in-law Steve Wilson, his nephew Chris Willis as well as his in-laws Ben and Elinor Parrett. He leaves behind his loving wife Melody Willis, daughter Jennifer Garland and her husband Steve, Kristy Willis, Melissa Knapp and her husband Brian as well as those he considered his whole world – his grandchildren: Shelby Adams and her husband Jeremy, Noah Knapp, Hayden Godwin, Elye Garland, Vayda Knapp and Zoey Knapp. He also leaves his 3 brothers, 2 sisters, nieces, nephews and countless other family and friends. He was an amazing husband, father, brother, uncle but above all PaPaw. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps with a tour of duty in Vietnam. Making unforgettable and happy memories was his ultimate goal – mission accomplished "Cowboy!" 10-4 Please join us for a service honoring Gary on Thursday August 23rd at 10:00 at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel followed by veteran’s memorial at Dallas–Fort Worth National Cemetery at 12:30

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • Committal Service Thursday, August 23, 2018
REMEMBERING

Gary Frank Willis

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Heather Chapman

August 22, 2018

My uncle Gary has always been there for me. Through the good and bad. He was just a phone call away. He would give me advice . I’m sure going to miss him. He was my second dad

Jerry Mcdonald

August 20, 2018

I really enjoyed when all family’s came to prescott and stayed at moms (Aunt Laverne’s) . We won’t be able to attend the service. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gary’s family.

Kathy Hicks

August 19, 2018

I first met Gary while he was serving in the United States Marine Corps at Sidi Yahia, Morocco in 1973. He was a wonderful person and a great Marine! He will be missed by all of his Marine Corps family.

Kathy Hicks

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