Joseph Thomas Willis Jr

March 22, 1941 ~ October 8, 2020 (age 79)


Joseph "Tom" Thomas Willis, Jr., 79, of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on October 8th after a brief illness. He was born March 22, 1941, in Duluth Minnesota, to the late Joseph Willis, Sr., and Frances (Tischer) Willis.

Mr. Willis lived for nearly fifty years in Proctor, Minnesota, with his wife Linda (Larson) Willis. The couple wed in 1972. He managed the family business, Willis Supply, in downtown Duluth for many decades.

Mr Willis is survived by his wife Linda Willis of Kissimmee, Florida, his daughter Rebecca Hudson (and spouse Jim) of Orlando, Florida, his daughter Michelle Peters (and partner Ryan) of St. Cloud, Minnesota, his daughter Victoria Merchant of Levant, Maine, his daughter Geri Handberg (and spouse John) of Maplewood, Minnesota, his brother Dennis Willis (and spouse Nancy) of Sand Tan Valley, Arizona, his brother Mike Willis (and spouse Char) of Kimberling City, Missouri, his fourteen grandchildren: Brandon, Emily, Zachary, Brady, Nicholas, Chloe, Cole, Camryn, Benjamin, Eric, Seth, Shelby, Michael and Matthew, and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Frances and by his daughter Deborah Wheeler.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Give Kids the World Village (

The family is being cared for by CONRAD AND THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME 511 Emmett St Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 847-3188


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