Joel Edward Willis (1949 - 2017)

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    - Lindsey
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  • "Love you forever, miss you every day!❤"
    - Karen

Richardson- Joel Edward Willis, 68, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away on December 27, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by his father, James Earl Willis, Joel is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen; children Blake (Jessica), Lindsey (Jason), and Justin (Tiffany); grandchildren Laine, Samantha, Evan, Madison, and James; mother Maxine Willis; brothers Garry and Randy; aunts, uncles, cousins; and numerous friends.

A memorial celebration will be held January 12, 2018, at 2:00 at Sparkman Funeral Home in Richardson, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the , Tribute may be found at
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1029 South Greenville Ave | Richardson, TX 75081 | (972) 238-7855
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