GETTINGS, WILLIE D., 86, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013. He is retired from Pillsbury Co., a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a decorated World War II Army
Willie is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Gettings (1996).
He is survived by his nine children, Gary, Darlene Gregory, Ricky, Lawinna Burton (Robert), Willie Jr., Robin Laws (Thomas), Amber (Lonnie), Timothy (Tina), and Thomas Gettings (Shannon); sisters, Bernice Jent and Marie Williams; and a brother, Glen Gettings; 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Joseph E. Ratterman & Son, 7336 Southside Drive, with burial in Bethany Cemetery. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Monday at Ratterman's.