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David L. Willis
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Obituary for David L. Willis

DAVID L. WILLIS, age 72, of Covington, OH, passed away Friday September 7, 2018 at 6:52 A.M. at Heartland of Piqua Nursing Home. He was born April 11, 1946 in Piqua, OH to the late Lloyd Allen and Marguerite (Miller) Willis. He married Hilda (Wehner) Willis July 1967 in Las Vegas, NV. She survives.

He is also survived by three children: Chad (Janie) Willis, Sidney, OH, Carla Polley, Piqua, Chuck (Vina) Wehner, Tipp City, OH; two brothers: George (Jack) Willis, Piqua, OH, Charles Willis, Fletcher, OH; one sister: Etta Kress, Piqua, OH; one grandchild: Carla Hyde, Covington, OH. He was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.

David graduated from Piqua Central High School in 1964. He was a Charter Member of the Covington Eagles FOE #3998. He worked for GM in Vandalia for 35 years, where he retired in 1999. He proudly served his Country in the U.S. Army from 1965 – 1967.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with Pastor Larry Lutz officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington, OH with full military honors presented by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Family will receive friends Tuesday September 11, 2018 from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund 333 N. Summit St. P.O. Box 10086 Toledo, OH 43699-0086 or American Cancer Society East Central Division 2808 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45206.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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11:00 AM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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Miami Memorial Park

7875 North Crescent Road
Covington, Ohio 45318


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