Herbert Lee Willis Jr., a resident of Mount Shasta, passed away at his home on March 22, 2010 following a short illness. He was 79 years old.
Herbert was born in Wewoka, Oklahoma on September 21, 1930. He moved to Siskiyou County from Long Beach in 1952.
Herbert was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War.
Herbert was a custodian for Weed High School for 24 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and wood working.
Survivors include his son, Herbert Willis, III of Mount Shasta; daughters, Michele Gray of Springs Creek, Nevada, Sharron Garrett of Fairfield, and Becky Lynn McDaniels of Mount Shasta; brothers, Keith Tibbetts of Fair Oaks and Richard Willis of Spain; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosaline Willis.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 29 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel. Burial is at Mt. Shasta Memorial Park.
Arrangements were made by Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.