Herbert Willis
1948 - 2020
BORN
1948
DIED
2020
FUNERAL HOME
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Herbert Willis was born November 24, 1948 in Forest, Mississippi and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1966. He worked for 30 years at US Steel in Management and 10 years at NARCO Steel as a Coordinator. God called him home on August 31, 2020. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Myrtis Willis, brothers Steve and Anthony Willis. He leaves to cherish his memory, loving wife: Sharon Willis; daughters: Angela Williams (Brian), Tanya Willis, Toni Willis, Tangela Willis, Chantal Walker (Roland), Kelly Horne (Willie), April Miller; sons: Michael Willis (Leanne), Herbert Willis Jr., and Edmond Willis; 13 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and brothers Rick Willis, Robert Willis, William Willis (T-Shawn) and James Willis; best friend: Matthew Santana; and a host of nieces, nephews, and many relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday September 12, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park. Due to Covid, capacity is limited and masks are required. Funeral will also be live streamed via Facebook at Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.


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Published by Post-Tribune on Sep. 10, 2020.
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Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
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12
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2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
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22 Entries
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Ruth Bonner
Classmate
September 19, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Gwendolyn West
Coworker
September 13, 2020
I'm so sorry about your loss. May God bless you and your family. I will be praying for and your famil
April Jordan from lake station
Acquaintance
September 13, 2020
To the Willis family,
So sorry for your loss. May God bless your family in this time of sorrow.
Clarene Robinson-King (RHS-66)
Classmate
September 12, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Diane V Leeis
Classmate
September 12, 2020
Uncle Herbert rest well.
Appreciate all the kindness you showed me. You will be missed.
Love to Angie, Tanya, Toni & Micheal
Tammy Goodwin
Family
September 12, 2020
Sharon, I was sad to hear about the loss of your husband. I hope that you can have peace while holding on to precious memories. May God bless you and your family.

Marilyn and Eugene Mixon
Marilyn Mixon
Coworker
September 12, 2020
Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. The Jacobs Family will miss you so very much. Well done good and faithful servant of GOD!!!
Alonzo & D Jean Berry Jacobs
Family
September 12, 2020
Sorry to hear about the loss of my friend and classmate. Please know that you are in my prayers.
Barbara Malone Hemphill
Classmate
September 11, 2020
I am truly thankful to have known such a kind and thoughtful man. Always greeted me with a smile and a wave; a genuine all-around good person that will be missed greatly.
Natalie Monk
Friend
September 11, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Wish we could spend more time with you while you was here. -Sa'Naa W.
SanaaW
Grandchild
September 11, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of my classmate's passing. To the family, you have my deepest and sincerest sympathy.
Natalie Parr Stewart (RHS '66)
Classmate
September 11, 2020
Tangela Willis
Daughter
September 11, 2020
Herbert will be missed by his family. A devoted family man that enjoyed life. A good person from inside out
Helen Dotson
Family
September 10, 2020
So sorry to learn of the passing of yet another dear classmate of RHS '66. May Herbert rest in eternal peace. He was such a wonderful friend all throughout our high school years. Wonderful memories were made at Dear Old Roosevelt. God bless you Herbert.
Kay
Classmate
September 10, 2020
Andrew Maletta
September 10, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.RENA
Rena Oliver
Classmate
September 10, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Ruby Hodge Dent
Classmate
September 10, 2020
Going to miss my daddy
Toni Willis
Daughter
September 10, 2020
Willis family: May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Rest in paradise dear classmate.
Frencey Wilson
Classmate
September 10, 2020
To The Willis family, from The Langford family we send our condolences.
Thank you for sharing Herbie with us, #1 Bop Shop U.S. Steel.
Michael A. Langford
Coworker
September 10, 2020
Herbie was such a nice person. We worked in the Billet Mill together. May God give the family peace and comfort at this time.
Pat Smith Watson
Coworker
September 10, 2020
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