Willis Duaine Kemper age, 75, of Cox’s Mills, (Newberne Road community) departed this life in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston, following an extended illness. Born May 11, 1942 in Newberne, Willis is the son of the late George and Louise Cutlip Kemper.

Willis was a graduate of Weston High School, class of 1960. He built houses for many years before becoming a heavy equipment operator for the Department of Highways from which he retired on June 1, 2004. In his spare time, Willis enjoyed hunting, fishing, building and fixing things, helping others, living the quiet life in Newberne, and he was a Christian by faith.

A funeral service will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc, 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV 26351 at 11:00 AM; Saturday, April 21, 2018 with Rev. Steven Eric Kemper officiating. Burial will follow in the Horn Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Cox’s Mills. Friends will be received from 5-8 PM Friday evening at the mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary, Inc is honored to assist the family of Willis Duaine Kemper with arrangements.

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