FAYETTEVILLE — Andrew Lee Willis, son of the late Mr. Willie Willis and the late Mrs. Rosetta Melvin Willis, was born May 3, 1939, and departed this earthly life, Sept. 24, 2016, at Highsmith Rainey Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C.
A Celebration of Life service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Mount Olive A.M.E. Zion Church in Elizabethtown. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Andrew leaves to cherish in his loving memories his wife, Deloris Willis, of the home; his daughter, Cynthia Lynch, of Elizabethtown; his son, Alonzo "Lonnie" Willis (Renee) of Raleigh; his daughter, Debra Martin, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; his son, Eric Martin (Charlotte) also of Brooklyn; his daughter-in-law, Deborah Melvin-Willis of Raleigh, N.C; his son-in-law, Antonio Lynch, of Norfolk, Va; his adopted son, Paul Branch of Richmond, Va; one brother, Melvin Willis, of Long Island, N.Y.; one sister, Cathy Dawson (Michael) of Columbia, Ga.; and two earthly brothers, Dennis Troy of Tar heel, N.C. and James Lewis of Elizabethtown, N.C. He also leaves to cherish his grandchildren, Antoine, Alonzo, Andre, Keisha, Coya, Roland, and his son Eric's girls; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, great-grandchildren, and friends.
Professional services were entrusted to Unity Funeral Services of Fayetteville.