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Marvin "Dusty" Willis, Jr.

September 11, 1934 — April 27, 2016

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Marvin "Dusty" Willis, Jr. died April 27, 2016 in Oklahoma City at the age of 81 years 7 months 16 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.

Dusty was born September 11, 1934 to Marvin Sr. and Violet (Rusche) Willis. He was raised and attended school in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dusty married Patricia Looper in Arizona on December 6, 1952. He worked as a Dry Wall Contractor for many years, and was a Christian. Dusty enjoyed singing in church, teaching Sunday school, and helping his wife with their singing ministry. He also loved to play the guitar, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family.

Dusty is preceded in death by his parents, Violet and Otis Lee Evans; his birth father, Marvin Sr.; son, Ricky Willis; daughter, Tammy Willis; infant son, Christopher Willis; brothers, Kenneth Evans, "Sonny Man" Evans, an infant sister, Barbara, and another infant sibling. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Willis; son, Marvin Willis and Brenda; daughter, Sandy Willis;  grandchildren, Derrick Willis and Shawn, Kimberly Hawthorne and Kevin, Lauren Lamborne and Shane, Hannah Musselman and fiancé, Cory Phillips; great grandchildren, Dalton, Wyatt, Kaylee & fiancé Jesse, Kyle, George, Arthur; great great-grandchild, Jayse and 1 on the way; siblings, Margie Willis, Dottie Parkerson and Roy, Karen Johnson and Gene, Debbie Hood, Wanda Tarver and James, Raymond Evans, Otis Ray Evans and Kandy, Donald Evans, Gary Willis and Rachel, Beverly Willis Davidson and Jerry, and numerous other relatives and friends.

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