Timothy Ray Willis, Jr

Born: 10/25/1986 Passed:

Timothy Ray Willis Jr., of Louisville, Ohio, passed away May 22nd, 2021 at the age of 34 after battling health issues. He was born October 25th, 1986 in Canton, Ohio to Timothy and Karen (McDonald) Willis. Timmy’s biggest love was his family. He was a devoted father to two girls and a stepson, a loving son and brother, and the life of the party to his friends. In addition to spending his time with his children, you could always find Timmy at a pond fishing. Fishing was Timmy’s favorite activity, along with quoting movies to everyone he knew. Many knew Timmy from his years of working at TnT Television and Tanning in Louisville.

Timmy is preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas and Joyce (Hershberger) McDonald; grandfather, Glenn Willis; and Uncle, Bill Fleming.

Timmy is survived by his parents, Tim and Karen (McDonald) Willis; his sisters, Laura Willis (fiancé, Joe Poyser) and Anna Willis (fiancé, Tyler Smith); grandmother, Frances Willis; his daughters, Riley and Reese Willis; his stepson, Blake Bulgrin; and a boatload of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Timmy’s Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 27th, at 11 am at St. Louis Church in Louisville, Ohio with visitation prior to services beginning at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate the American Heart Association.

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11 Tributes to Timothy Ray Willis, Jr

  1. Glenna Jenkins (Willis), Scott Jenkins, Mellisa Jenkins and Brandi Jenkins says:

    Even though he did not live close he was Greatly Loved and will be Greatly Missed. Hope he meets up with Papaw Willis.

    • Canice Casper Tolin says:

      Karen and family
      Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your son, Timothy. We send prayers asking God to wrap his hands around each of you in support during this difficult team. May your memories provide you comfort.
      Canice(Casper) and Michael Tolin

    • Tim Willis says:

      Thank you very much

    • Michelle says:

      What a sweet soul he was. We had many talks at the tanning salon. He will be greatly missed..Heaven gained another Angel 🙏

  2. Tom and Kelly Phillips says:

    Gosh where to start. To the guy who got away with a lot as my wife would say with me. Lol. It’s just been a few days and I can’t tell you how much Kelly and I miss you. We come to work and wait for you to come in. We are still waiting. We’ve walked towards the office getting ready to holler your name and stop with a heavy heart still shocked your not there. I will cherish our friendship forever. Drink some Kool aid lol FT my friend. Toot Toot from Tugboat aka Tuggers

  3. Rapp family says:

    So sorry for your family’s loss and many friends Timmy was a great friend to my daughters growing up never saw him without a smile on his face 💔💔💔He was just a sweetheart 💔

  4. David & Peg Bertsch says:

    Timmy was always happy and helpful at the tanning beds. He was a breath of fresh air, and will be missed.
    R.I.P. Timmy, God has a new angel!

  5. Barb Nicholas says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I believe Timmy made his appearance in this world during your baby shower, Karen. I’ve been thinking about you and your family. God bless you..

  6. David Baldridge says:

    Tim and Karen: I want to let you both know I am praying for you and your families. I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Though nearly 40 years separate us now, I miss you both and ask God’s blessing on you at this time. David Baldridge

  7. Lisa Galentine says:

    Timmy will always be remembered as one of my first graders with that wonderful grin. I am so sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Lisa Galentine

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