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Edwin Kenna Wills Jr., 90, of Matthews, NC, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017.
He was born in Ansted, WV, to the late Edwin and Bernice Rule Wills. He is also preceded in death by brother, Robert I. Wills (Theresa) Chillicothe, Ohio and Martha Wills, Beloit, WI.
Edwin is survived by his sister, Carol Wills and two very special cousins William Martz Rule (deceased) and Lois Wills Coleman of So. Charleston, WV.
Edwin is survived by his wife of (66 years), Alice Covey Wills; his son, Thomas Edwin Wills (Teresa) of So. Charleston, WV, daughter, Shirley VanCamp (Donny) of Mint Hill, NC and granddaughter, Sarah VanCamp and great granddaughter, Scarlett of Wilmington, NC.
Edwin was a devoted father and husband being very close with his wife's family as well. His wife, Alice has two brothers, Dr. Winton Covey (Mary), and Jerry Covey (Joan) and sister, Shirley Mele (Dominick).
Edwin was a member of Kanawha City Baptist Church, Navy Veteran where he was the bugler and retired from Unocal Oil Company. He enjoyed his music, quite the inventor, loved fishing and hiking the Gauley Mountain and New River area and woodworking.
Funeral service will be held at Kanawha City Baptist Church, date to be announced.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers to please make a donation to Hospice.
Published on January 5, 2018
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