James Lee Willis, 83, formerly of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 10, 2021, surrounded by family at home in Bedford Heights, Ohio.
He was th cherished husband of Carol (nee Benedict); loving father of Deborah Hughes, Tammy (Phil) Zendarski, Valerie Waldron, Jamie Willis, Stacie (Ron) Krul, Aimee (Wayne) Phelps and Brian Willis (fiancée Katrina); beloved grandfather of 16; and brother of Richard (Judy).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Thelma (Blaize) Willis.
James was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He 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.
Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio.