Steven Wayne "Skillet" Willett, 36, of Boston, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his home in Boston.
He was born Feb. 16, 1977, in Bardstown. He loved fishing and riding his motorcycles. He was a kind person who would give you the shirt off his back.
He worked for Vittitow Basement Walls alongside his uncles and cousins. He attended St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James Carl and Lucille Marie Price Willett; and one nephew, Joseph Dale Willett.
He is survived by his wife, Tonya Makesell Willett of Boston; one daughter, Amber Gail Willett of Bardstown; two stepdaughters, Kayla Willett and Jessica Willett, both of Boston; one stepson, Nick Willett of Boston; his mother and stepfather, Brenda and Randy Phillips of Bardstown; his father, Phillip Wayne "Flip" Vittitow of New Haven; his stepfather who helped raise him, Ronald Dale Willett of New Hope; his paternal grandparents, John P. "Jack" and Anna Marie Rust Vittitow of New Haven; a sister, Christy Vittitow; five brothers, Carlos Willett and his wife Keri, of New Hope, Jacob McCubbins and his wife Nicole, Alex Vittitow, Isaac Vittitow and Alvin Vittitow, all of New Haven; two step brothers, Anthony Edlin and DeWayne Edlin, both of Bardstown; two step sisters, Brandie Phillips and Kimberly Phillips, both of Bardstown; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral for Steven Wayne "Skillet" Willett is 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven with the Rev. Troy Overton officiating. Burial is in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2013, and 9-11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at William R. Rust Funeral Home, 167 N. Main St. in New Haven, with a prayer service Friday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home.
William R. Rust Funeral Home in New Haven is in charge of arrangements.