Alvah H . Wills Jr.

Published 10:46 am Thursday, March 13, 2014

Alvah “Al” Herrin Wills Jr., 66, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, with his family by his side.

Al was a member of Tucker Swamp Baptist Church, and a former member of the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department. He drove a truck for over 40 years, retiring from Murphy Brown.

Al was preceded in death by his father, Alvah Herrin Wills Sr., and his wife, Dorothy Juanita “Nita” Wills.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Brian Wills and wife, Pam, Michael Wills and fiancé, Rena, and Jesse Wills; grandchildren, Brian Wills Jr., Courtney Wills and Will Garrett; mother, Alice Nell Branch Wills; sisters, Brenda W. Bryant and Robin Wills; brothers, Barry D. Wills and Larry D. Wills; brothers-in-law, Tommy Jones and wife, Wanda, and Shelton Jones and wife, Gail; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Tink.

The family will receive friends Thursday, March 13, at R.W. Baker and Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel, 11414 General Mahone Hwy., Wakefield, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the funeral home with Rev. Steve Bradshaw officiating. Burial will follow at the Wakefield Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department, 155 Fleetwood Ave., Wakefield, VA 23888.

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