William Willis

SALINEVILLE – William S.Willis, 54, of Salineville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.

Born June 5, 1958 in Michigan, he was the son of late Amos and Joan Ann McLain Willis.

William was a veteran of the United States Marines and was a self-employed contractor.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Border, and a brother, Robert Willis.

Surviving are his wife, Katrina Kittle Willis of Salineville; four sons, Justin Willis and Justin Crooms, both of Salineville, William Willis Jr. of Bergholz and Steven Brandon White of McConnelsville; three daughters, China Grace Wills, Brianna Ketchum and Britney Ketchum of Salineville; eight grandchildren, Kaiden, Joey, Destiny, Aubrey, Nolan, Talon, Damien and Christopher; three brothers, Rick Willis, David Willis and Amos Willis III, all of Salineville; a sister, Rebecca Oates of Salineville, and by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, from 1-3 and 5-6 p.m. at Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, with funeral services at 6 p.m.

The family request memorial donations may be made to the Nixon Funeral Home, 614 Washington St., Newell, W.Va. 26050.