James M. Willis, formerly of Amelia, has died.
Willis served our nation in the 82nd Airborne during WWII and was a part of the D-Day invasion at Normandy.
He was preceded in death by wife Morene Willis and son Timothy (Billie Mason) Willis.
Willis is survived by children Ada (Porter) Davis, Elizabeth (Phil) Pearson, James P. (Ann) Willis, Patricia (Jim) Cummins, Martha (the late Donald) Motz, Daniel (Debbie) Willis, and Phyllis (Victor) Burgos, 21 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation held 1:30 p.m. July 8 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia, followed by funeral service at 2:30 p.m. Interment at Greenbush Cemetery.