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James L. Willis

December 9, 1937 — July 10, 2021

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.

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.
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