David Willis

David S. Willis

Tuesday, June 12th, 1945 - Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Passed away suddenly at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at the age of 74. Beloved husband and best friend of Diane (nee Passmore) for 55 years. Proud and loving father of Kim Fisher (Duane), Brad Willis (Terri), Todd Willis (Becky) and Geoff Willis. Cherished Papa of Tyler (Leanne), Brianne (Kyle) and Natalie (Mac) Fisher, Brett (Alannah) and Kennedi (Ryan) Willis and Spencer, Sydney and Lauren Willis and great-grandfather of Jensyn and Dean. Dear son of Arlene Gallifent (Herb) and the late Jack Willis (Marion) and son-in-law of the late Lois Weddel (late Bill) and the late Jack Passmore. Brother of the late Marilyn Gater and brother-in-law of the late Doug Passmore (Madge), David Passmore (Karen) and Denise Brown (John). He will also be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Dave was a 31 year employee of Bell Canada retiring in May, 1995. He was a life member of the Kinsmen Club, long time Chairman of the Smithville Santa Claus Parade, Charter President of the West Lincoln Kiwanis Club, member of the Grimsby Probus Club and a proud blood donor. He was a most notable member of the Smithville community, always giving back where he was needed. He will be truly missed. Visitation at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby, on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 4 - 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at the church on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial contributions to McNally House Hospice or West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation would be sincerely appreciated.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Mountainview Christian Reformed Church
    290 Main Street East
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 11:00am
    Mountainview Christian Reformed Church
    290 Main Street East
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Guy Girgenti

Posted at 09:34pm
Sincerest condolences to you Diane and your family. I just got a message. Dave was a great guy. We always enjoyed working together. A lot of nice memories.
God bless his soul.
Guy and Pat Girgenti

Heidi Zimmer

Posted at 03:09pm
My deepest sympathies to all of you. Your father was one of the sweetest and kindest people I know. He will be missed by the entire town of Smithville. Hugs to all of you during this very difficult time!
Heidi Zimmer

Susan OReilly

Posted at 12:29pm
My deepest sympathy to the family, Dave was a great man and loved by so many. May the many wonderful memories be shared and keep his love for his family and community alive.
Susan OReilly

Denise Turner

Posted at 06:30am
Kim, Duane and Family
So sorry to hear about the sudden passing of your Father Kim! Please know that we are sending our love and prayers to you and your family for this very sad time! Find strength from all the great memories you shared! Hugs from Lindsey too
Love Denise, Grant and Lindsey Turner

Dennis Pyatt

Posted at 11:00am
May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.
Dennis, Shirley Pyatt and family

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