John B. Willoughby Jr. NICHOLS - John B. Willoughby Jr., 64, died Saturday, December 3, 2011 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Marion County, a son of the late John Burnice Willoughby Sr. and Dyphane Stroud Willoughby. Mr. Willoughby was preceded in death in addition to his father, by an infant sister, Taryne Daylaine Willoughby. He was a devoted employee of Atlantic Shutter Systems in Latta, SC. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with his family. Survivors include his mother, Dyphane Stroud Willoughby; his wife of forty-three years, Edna Stanton Willoughby of Nichols; one son, John Anthony Willoughby and his wife, Patricia of Cary, N.C.; two daughters, Kimberly W. Fail and her husband, Matt of Wilmington, N.C. and Amy E. Willoughby of Nichols; one sister, Raymonda Smith and her husband, John of Mullins; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Marie Willoughby and Brandon Kyle Willoughby, and the mother of his grandchildren, Hui Feng. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 5, 2011 at Meares Funeral Home of Mullins. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Red Hill Memorial Gardens in Mullins. Memorials may be made to Mercy Care Hospice, 8216 Devon Court, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29572. A message of condolence for the family may be left at mearesfh.com
. Meares Funeral Home of Mullins is assisting the family with arrangements.