Tony Edward Willis, 56, of Galax, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in the Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Galax on June 2, 1957, to Clarence Elmo and Virginia Martin Willis.
Survivors include his mother, Virginia Willis of Galax; his sister. the Rev. Salena Barnes of Washington, D.C.; brothers, Roger Willis of Roanoke, Rufus Willis, William "Shotgun" Willis and Clarence Willis Jr., all of Galax; sisters-in-law, Louise Willis of Galax, Ramona Martin of Roanoke and Pauline Brooks of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
A funeral was held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Bethany Baptist Church with Pastor Daryl Beamer and the Rev. Sharon Jones officiating. Burial followed in the Bethany Cemetery.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.