Willis Bertram Krick

February 25, 1921December 4, 2018

Willis Bertram Krick, 97, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2018. He was a very kind and loving man who loved life and loved God. A veteran of the United States Army, Willis served his country during World War II. He retired from ORNL after 34 years as an engineering draftsman.

Preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Edith Krick; wife, Inez Johnson Krick; siblings, Anna, Esther, Edna, Frances, and Harry.

Willis is survived by children, Myron Krick, Gary Krick, Alicia (Steve) Hodson and Karen Anderson; grandchildren, Craig Anderson, Rebecca (Brandon) Arrington, Bethany (Rick) Pope, and Chad (Morgan) Hodson; great-grandchildren, Connor and Mackenzie Pope, Darcy and Kip Hodson, and Adam Anderson; siblings, Marvin Krick, and Edie Maxwell.

The family wishes to express heartfelt gratitude to the fine employees of Manor House Assisted Living for more than seven years of loving and devoted care.

There will be a Gathering of Friends from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Berry Highland Memorial, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Alzheimer's Tennessee at or the American Cancer Society at

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  • Gathering of Friends Sunday, December 9, 2018

Willis Bertram Krick

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