Mr. William Gerald "Buzzy" Willis

07/23/1946 - 08/25/2019


Mr. William G. “Buzzy” Willis, age 73 of Colonial Heights, died Sunday, August 25, 2019 at his residence. He was a former salesman for Virginia Truck Sales of Richmond and an avid baseball fan, having traveled to most National League and American League Parks. “Buzzy is survived by two sons; Jay Williams of Nottingham, MD. and Jerry Williams, a sister Jean Cook of Atlanta, Ga., two granddaughters; Megan Lorraine Williams and Molly Ann Williams, two grandsons; William Gunner Williams and Jackson Davis Williams and a nephew Sandy Cook.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday September 26th at 6:30 P.M. in the Jahnke Road Baptist Church located at 6023 Jahnke Road, Richmond, VA 23225. A reception will follow the service. Online condolences may be sent through Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Willis family.

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