August 17, 1969 - October 1, 2021
Christopher Oscar Willis, age 52, a resident of Chesterfield Township, Michigan passed away at home with family by his side after a long, but brave battle with cancer on Friday, October 1, 2021. Son of Christopher Willis and Marty (McClelland) Willis. Chris was born on August 17, 1969 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He graduated from New Haven High School with the Class of 1987. Chris went on to marry Shannon (Mills) Willis on March 6, 1990. As a veteran of the United States Army, Chris proudly served his county for five years. With the rank of Sergeant First Class, he was stationed in Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas and served in Afghanistan. Chris last worked in the oil drilling business while living in Hobbs, New Mexico. Chris had a love for baseball and wrestling. Before passing he was able to spend time individually with each of his children doing something that they loved most. Chris will lovingly be remembered by his wife, Shannon; his children James Willis, Alexandria Davis, Hannah Willis and Aiden Davis; his mother Marty Willis; his uncle Jack McClelland and his sisters Mary (Mike) Macuga and Nancy (Keith) Heier. Chris’ greatest joy came from his grandchildren Hunter Willis, Quinton Bridges and Aria Siebert and was sincerely loved by his niece and nephews Sky-Anne (Dylan) Cantrick, Mitchell Macuga and Dean Heier. Preceding Chris in death are his father Christopher “Wally” Willis, his grandparents Gertrude and Marvin McClelland and Mary and Samuel Willis. A Celebration of Life for close family and friends will be held on Wednesday, October 6, , 2021 at the home of Mike and Mary Macuga in Ray Township, Michigan. Chris’ final resting place will take place at a later date at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan.
Christopher Oscar Willis, age 52, a resident of Chesterfield Township, Michigan passed away at home with family by his side after a long, but brave battle with cancer on Friday, October 1, 2021. Son of Christopher Willis and Marty (McClelland)... View Obituary & Service Information
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