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Smith Austin Willis, Jr.

May 22, 1945 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 76) 76 Years Old


     Smith Austin Willis Jr., 76, of Scottsville, died on November 12, 2021 at Hospice of the Piedmont - Center for Acute Care.
     He was born on May 22, 1945, a son of the late Smith Austin Willis Sr. and Ruby (Glass) Willis, who survives. 
     Mr. Willis served in the US Army Reserve for six years and was self-employed as a Carpenter.  He loved building things, working on tractors and motorcycles, hunting and spending time with friends.  
     Survivors include his wife, Marie (Haislip) Willis of Scottsville; daughter Sheila Willis of Lake Monticello;  son Brian Willis (Carol) of Scottsville; grandson Daniel Willis; sister Barbara Willis; brother David Willis; and many extended family and friends.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sandra Tooley for her love and support. 
      A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Scottsville Cemetery by Pastor Randy Golloday.  
      There will be no viewing or visitation.
      Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Family and friends may share memories and photos at


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November 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Scottsville Cemetery
400 Hardware Street
Scottsville, VA 24590


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