William Andrew Willis, 87 passed away, September 4, 2018 at his home.
He was born October 22, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY a son of the late James C. and Margaret Kerwin Willis. He was predeceased by his first wife, Rita Marie Willis in 1981, a brother, Robert Willis and two daughters.
Mr. Willis was a Marine veteran who served his country with honor. He was a retired Richmond Police Officer, former Chief of Security at Richmond International Airport, former United Nations Chief Security Advisor for Saudi Arabia and former US Marshal. He was drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers Organization and was a stellar athlete. He was a devoted family man and will be missed by many.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Brookover Willis of Myrtle Beach, SC; three sons, Jim Willis and wife Pasty of Richmond, VA, Bill Willis and wife, Joyce of Richmond, VA and Mike Boston and wife, Kellie of Amelia Island, FL; a sister, June Hawkes of Sabinal, TX; six grandchildren, Katie, Kristie, April, Will, Tytus and Ella; five greatgrandchildren, Tiffany, Kassidy, Laura, Bella and Dillon and two great-great grandchildren.
A memorial celebration of life will be 6:00 PM Friday September 7, 2018 at McMillan-Small Funeral Home. The family will greet friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100 N Bethesda, MD 20814.
An online guestbook is available at www.msfh.net.