Carroll Bruce Willis, 81, of Kingsport died at his home Sunday night, April 23, 2012.
Carroll was born in Haysi, VA and then graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1956. He was the most loyal and dedicated UT Football fan. He was of the Christian faith and was a member of the JCs. Carroll was a Veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Navy.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Fenden and Ona Newberry; two brothers, William Sexter Willis and John Kelver Willis.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years, Barbara Rogers Willis; one daughter, Rossann Thomas and husband William of Hampton; John Sexter Willis of Kingsport; two granddaughters, Michelle and Barbara Willis; great-granddaughter, Carigen Woods; several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Willis will be announced and held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the organization of one’s choice.
An online guest registry may be signed at http://www.oakhillmemorialpark.com/.