James T. Willis, 78 of Poplar Bluff, passed away April 25, 2018 at Poplar Bluff, MO.

He was born on April 12, 1939 to the late Eugene and Cladie (Warren) Willis in TN. James had worked as a fork lift operator. He enjoyed bowling, collecting records, fishing and working on old cars.

James is survived by his wife Shirley, daughter, Cheryl Garcia and husband Carlos; sisters, Linda Davis, Judy Mulenex; brothers, Jerry, Bill, Robert, and Don Willis; Grandsons, Carlos Garcia, Jr. Percy Garcia; Granddaughter, Charlotte Mayse; Great-granddaughter, Cali’ann Mayse; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

A GRAVESIDE ceremony will begin at 2:00 pm at Kinsey Cemetery with William Hillis officiating.