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James L. Willis

December 9, 1937 - July 10, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Date July 16, 2021

Visitation Thurs., July 15 from 3 – 7 p.m. at St. John Funeral Home, Bedford. Service Fri., July 16 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 5825 Liberty Road, Solon, at 10 a.m. (Please meet at church). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.  See full notice for details.

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JAMES L. WILLIS, age 83, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 10, 2021 surrounded by family at home in Bedford Hts.  Cherished husband of Carol (nee Benedict); loving father of Deborah Hughes, Tammy (Philip) Zendarski, Valerie Waldron, Jamie Willis, Stacie (Ron) Krul, Aimee (Wayne) Phelps, and Brian Willis (fiance’ Katrina); beloved grandfather of Robbie, Adam, Ashley, Amber, April, Justin, Brooke, Blake, Sammy, Gianna, Meghan, Jakob, Jeremy, Zach, Zoey, and AJ; brother of Richard (Judy); preceded in death by his parents Gerald and Thelma (Blaize) Willis. Veteran, U.S. Air Force. James had a wonderful sense of humor that was enjoyed by all who met him, always with a smile on his face, friendly and helpful to all.  Friends received at the ST. JOHN FUNERAL HOME, 923 BROADWAY AVE., BEDFORD, (ONE MILE WEST OF THE FORBES-BROADWAY EXIT OF I-271), THURSDAY, JULY 15  FROM 3 – 7 P.M.  Service Friday, July 16 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 5825 Liberty Road, Solon, OH at 10:00 A.M. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH).  Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.