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Thomas Edward Willis

February 9, 1932 - April 2, 2014
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Thomas Edward Willis, 82, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on 2 April 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida after a long illness. Thomas E. Willis was born in Auburndale, Florida to John T. Willis and Jewel A. Crawford on 09 February 1932. He went to Robert E. Lee High School and graduated in 1950. He worked as a Produce and Stock Manager for Winn Dixie for 42 years. Thomas E. Willis is survived by his wife of 56 years, Vanna B. Dietz of Jacksonville, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby E. and Debra K. Willis, of Debary, Florida; son and daughter-in-law, Timothy A. and Kitty T. Willis, of Jacksonville, Florida; daughter, Kathy D....
Thomas Edward Willis, 82, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on 2 April 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida after a long illness.
Thomas E. Willis was born in Auburndale, Florida to John T. Willis and Jewel A. Crawford on 09 February 1932. He went to Robert E. Lee High School and graduated in 1950. He worked as a Produce and Stock Manager for Winn Dixie for 42 years.
Thomas E. Willis is survived by his wife of 56 years, Vanna B. Dietz of Jacksonville, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby E. and Debra K. Willis, of Debary, Florida; son and daughter-in-law, Timothy A. and Kitty T. Willis, of Jacksonville, Florida; daughter, Kathy D. Mahanke, of Jacksonville, Florida; granddaughter, Ashley T. Mahanke, of Jacksonville, Florida; grandson, Joshua A. Mahanke of Gainesville, Florida; nieces, Michelle L. Silar, of Jacksonville, Florida, Deborah L. Mansuri of California, Melissa M. Sasser of San Tan, Arizona; great nephews and niece, Seth T. Sasser and Alexis M. Sasser of San Tan, Arizona and Zachary Adams of Jacksonville, Florida.
A graveside Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:30 am in Oaklawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.
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"Kathy, you and your family are I'n my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God bless u all. Tammy,Jordan, nick cason" Tammy Cason (Jacksonville, FL)

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