Donald Willis

WILLIS:  Donald George
April 27, 1938 - May 24, 2020

After a short illness at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the age of 82 years.  Beloved companion to Ruth Armstrong. Husband of the late Lorna (Bartlett) Willis.  Loving father of Ilene & George Randall, Donna (deceased) & Jim Dunstall, Janet & the late Tom Finlayson.  Dear grandpa too Katie, Stacey & Blake, Jennifer & Eric, Nikki & Darrel, Chantal & Matt, and the late Donald, Daryl, Brittney, and 8 great grandchildren.  Brother of Jack (deceased) & Evelyn, Nancy & Ken, Jerry & Kathy, Larry & Bev, and Ron.  Also survived by several nieces & nephews.  Don & Lorna operated & owned Selkirk Lumber for several years.  A private family service will be held with interment at Cheapside United Church Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Lung Association, Kidney Foundation or the the charity of choice.


Posted by Ira Sherk on
My Condolences to Don’s Family, He was a good friend and great neighbour
both at home and at the cottage on the French River, He will be missed.
Posted by Ruth Willis (cousin) on
My heartfelt sympathy is extended to all of the family. May many wonderful memories be with you today and in the days ahead. God bless.
Posted by Darlene Lancaster on
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences. Thinking of the family. Our prayers are with you all.
Posted by Sue Fowler on
My deepest sympathy on Don’s passing.
Susan Fowler (McBurney)
Posted by Sue Fowler on
My deepest sympathy on Don’s passing.
Susan Fowler (McBurney)
Posted by Chris and Debbie Cronk on
So sorry to hear this sad news. We were just commenting Saturday that we
Hadn’t seen him out and about lately. He always watched for my son Cody and grandson
Owen to drive through on their quads. Big hugs to you all!
Posted by Randy Dennis on
My sincere condolences to the whole family thoughts and prayers
Posted by Garnet and Brenda on
Sorry for your loss
Posted by Terry Upper on
My heartfelt sympathy to all of the family, I grew up in front of the Lumber with Ilene. He will be missed
Posted by Hannah Lawrance on
So sorry for your loss Ilene and family. I miss you Ilene, thinking of you all. Sending lots of love. Hannahxo
Posted by Eileen Sherk-Fretz on
Our thoughts and prayers to the family
Posted by Elsie&John Duncan on
Our condolences to the family. Don was a great man and we enjoyed his company when ever we where with him and Ruth. You will be missed by many.
Posted by Alan muirhead on
So sorry to hear the sat news he was always a good friend and neighbour He will be missed.
Posted by John Hart on
My sincere sympathies. Don was a great help to me over the years NS a fine man. I am fortunate to have met him and the family at Selkirk Lumber.
Posted by Bill and Bev Walker on
Praying for comfort for the family. We have many fond memories of our times with Ruth and Don. Don was a kind, gentle man - he will be sorely missed.
Posted by Ed and Deb Matthews on
So sorry to hear about Don’s passing. He was such a great man. We made many visits to the lumber company over the years building our house. He always gave us good advice and was always so helpful and kind. He will be missed.
Posted by Rachael Pearson on
So very sorry to hear of dons passing my condolences to all family
Posted by Lyle & Pat Hoover on
So sorry to hear of Don's passing. A real super fellow! Our condolences to all of the family.
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