Lawrence Estel Wills Jr., 77, of Midway went home to be with the Lord Tuesday March 30, 2021 at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.
Born June 8, 1943 in Summers County he was the son of the Lawrence Estel Wills Sr. and Louise Lilly Wills. Lawrence attended Hilltop Baptist Church at Midway and ministered at various churches holding revivals as well as his prison ministry. A former inspector for Smithfield Meats at Salem, Virginia he enjoyed reading his Bible, Church activities and spending time with his family and friends especially his dog Gracie.
Preceded in death by his son, Robert “Bobby” Wills and one brother, Shirley Richardson.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of seven years, Mary Plum Wills of Midway; one son, Larry E. Wills of VA; two grandchildren, Jonathan L. Wills and wife Andrea and Ashley Wills; one great granddaughter, Evelyn R. Wills; five siblings, Jackie Austin, Jimmy Wills, Wanda Johnson, Carol Bennett and Mary Comby and his special furry friends, Gracie, Lucy and Angel.
Funeral Services will be held 1:00 pm Saturday April 3, 2021 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel in Hinton, WV with Pastor Bob Ingram officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews at Nimitz. Friends may call from noon until service time on Saturday at the funeral parlors.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
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