Willis Etter, 76, of Taylorville, WV passed away Sept. 26, 2011 at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 7, 1934 at Nolan, WV the son of the late Emory and Nina Dean Etter. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Mary Diamond Etter, Brothers, Arnold and Bobby Gene Etter, sisters, Bessie Dotson, Louveta Nell Etter and Mary Francis Etter, Step-brothers Cecil and Jimmy Diamond and step-sister, Delores Diamond. Willis was retired from the Union Fork and Hoe Company in Columbus, Oh.His survivors include brother, Ernest Ray Etter of Arizona, sisters, Linda (Tommy) Diamond of Taylorville, WV with whom he made his home with and Joyce Gail (Dave) Scott of Cin., OH. Step-brothers and sisters, Myrtle Jean Lowe of Columbus, OH, Doug Diamond, Tommy Diamond, Anita Starr, Melissa Columbia and Burns Diamond all of Taylorville, Billy Diamond and Denise Jude of Ragland, WV. Several nieces and nephews will cherish his memories.
Visitation will be at the funeral home chapel from 6-9 Wednesday evening.
Funeral services will be held at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel Thursday morning September 29, 2011 at 11:00am with Elders Joey Evans and Brian Dillon officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mt. View Memory Gardens at Maher, WV.