Ahmad Willis

November 4, 1979October 1, 2022
Obituary of Ahmad Willis
Ahmad Willis, 42 of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee passed away on October 1st 2022. He was born November 4th, 1979 Tyler, Texas to parents Herbert and Rebecca Willis. He grew up in Quitman Texas where he attended Quitman ISD. He was awarded a scholarship to Northwestern State University where he played football and met his wife; Natasha Trauth they have two children Xavier and Xahara Willis. In his youth Ahmad attended Quitman ISD where he played many sports and achieved many awards and accolades. During his college years Ahmad was a standout All-American defensive end earning top honors. Some of his records are still upheld to this day. Ahmad and his family settled down in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee where he worked in youth and family development as well as RHA health services. His work life was busy but he still found time to give back and Coach many youth sports for his son and daughter's teams throughout the years. He also mentored many other children as he was always willing to help any child learn and love sports. He enjoyed spending time with his family camping, doing water sports, traveling and riding his motorcycle. Ahmad was preceded in death by his son Zander Adrell Willis, paternal grandmother Ada Marie Willis, maternal grandmother Christine Kemp, maternal grandfather James Sam Kemp, paternal grandmother Mattie Willis Bell. Ahmad is survived by his wife Natasha Trauth, two children Xavier and Xahara Willis, parents Herbert and Rebecca Willis, siblings Angela (Darrin) Sharp and George (Lindsey) Willis, grandfather Dr. George O. Willis and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends. A Celebration of Ahmad's life will be held this Saturday October the 8th at 3:00 p.m. in the North Chapel of Chattanooga funeral home. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 11:00 a.m. He will be laid to rest in the Garden of Valor at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Willis family.

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Saturday, October 08, 2022


Saturday, October 08, 2022

A Celebration of Ahmad's Life

Saturday, October 08, 2022

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