Jerry  Willis
Jerry Willis, 83, of Glen Rose, TX, passed away January 18, 2020. Family services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Somervell Meals on Wheels or the Somervell Volunteer Fire Department.
Jerry was born in Matagorda, Texas and later moved to Galveston where he graduated from Ball High School in 1954. He began working for Santa Fe Railroad, served in the United States Coast Guard, and retired from General Motors in Arlington, TX as the Skilled Trades Technical Training Coordinator.
Jerry lived his Christian Faith daily, and had full Faith in his Salvation through Christ. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years, as well as the Scottish Rite and the Shriners. He was a lifetime member of the NRA, coached several youth sports and enjoyed the outdoors, photography and history.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Reuel and Nonie Willis of Galveston and brother Rudy Willis of Texas City.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nancy Willis, children: Leigh Bedrich, Jerry and Shelly Willis, and Robert and Tracey Willis, grandchildren: James Bedrich, Wil Bedrich and Renee Santos, Katie and Brandon Duke, Matthew Willis, Emily and Cole Barbé, John Willis and Stephen Willis, great-grandchildren: Aubrie Duke and Emma Duke, as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Published on January 21, 2020


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Happy Morris
Jan 23, 2020
Prayers & Peace to your family during this difficult time.