JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Edward Allen Willis, 60, died Saturday, October 17, 2009, at the Dr. Gaston J. Acosta-Rua Center for Caring of Northeast Florida Community Hospice, following a long illness.
Born in Flushing, N.Y., he was the son of the late Alfred and Florence Masse Willis. He lived most of his life in Jacksonville, Fla., where he was a master carpenter.
Survivors include a grandson, Kanaan Wyatt, Jacksonville, Fla.; sisters, Cynthia Algrim, Jacksonville, Fla., and Donna Coghlan, Homer; along with many cousins, nieces, nephews and loving friends.
A celebration of life will be held Sunday, November 1, at The Pond behind his home place in Jacksonville, Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northeast Florida Community Hospice, Dr. Gaston J. Acosta-Rua Center for Caring, 5450 Ramona Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205.