MILLSBORO, Del. - James Lee Willis, Sr., age 70, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of Marcus Hook, PA passed away on February 23, 2013, in the loving care of his family with the assistance of Hospice at his home. He was born on February 4, 1943 in Chester, PA to his late parents: James Willis and Leila Pennington Henshaw. In addition, he is also preceded in death by his step-father Chris Henshaw. He was a retired die technician for the Scott Paper Company, and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a CB radio enthusiast (KJP-1529) and went by the handle "Goldfoot." He was kind hearted to everybody, and was always there for people.
He is survived by his children: Paula Houser, and husband James, of Marcus Hook, PA; James Lee Willis, Jr. and his companion, Shelly, of Bridgeville, DE and Raymond Willis, of Millsboro, DE, and his daughter-in-law: Colleen Willis. He has 10 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren, along with several step-children; step brothers and step sisters extended family and many friends. He leaves behind two special friends: Richie and Roseanne.
services and arrangements are private, and will be scheduled later in
Pennsylvania, where he will be interred. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in his
name to the American Diabetes Association; 100 W. 10th Street, Suite
1002; Wilmington, DE 19801.
Electronic condolences to Watson Funeral Home's website.