August 2, 1969 – July 5, 2021
Zebulon – Carey Dale Willis, 51, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 5th, 2021. He was born in DeSoto County, Florida, to Russell A. Willis & Edith Larson Willis. He was a former professional Cowboy and later in the years became the President of D&C Power Inc. Carey enjoyed playing golf. He will be remembered as a mentor. He was outgoing, humble, charming, had a wonderful personality, and was a well respected member of the community.
He is survived by his beloved wife of many years, Lois Pamela Yawt Willis, his parents, Russell A. Willis, Edith Larson Willis, sons, Jake Willis (Rachel) of Lakeland, FL, Chase Walker of Zebulon, Logan Walker of Zebulon, Russ Willis (Caitlin) of Hillsborough; Jeremey Blalock (Brooke) whom he saw as a son, brothers, Justin Willis of Bear, DE, brother-in-law, Larry Yawt of Orlando, FL, sisters, Christina Markham (Andy) of Lake Placid, FL, sister-in-law, Lynn Fleck of Fort Lauderdale, FL, nieces, Heather Salas (David), Tiffany Wiggins, Kaitlyn Yawt, Ketty Yawt, and 1 granddaughter.
Flowers are welcomed.
Visitation 6:30-8 pm, Saturday, July 10th, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St, Wendell. Memorial service will follow at 8 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory. www.stricklandfuneral.com.