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James A. Wills

James A. Wills, 81, of Waterloo, IL, died August 10, 2022, in St. Louis, MO. He was born August 19, 1940, in St. Louis, MO.

    He is survived by his wife Sue Wills (nee Hammonds); children Kimberly Page (Jerry Mercer), Andrea (Jeffery) Radford, Dannielle (Shannon) Zimmerman, and Lauren (Joshua) Edelen; grandchildren Ashley Robbins, Scott (Maria) Magouirk II, Whitney (Jake) Hilton, Jeffery (Danielle Doyle) Radford, Courtney (Mark Anderson) Tenholder, Bobby Totra, Collin Page, Morgan Page, Drew Totra, Blake Zimmerman, and Chase Zimmerman; 5 great grandchildren Apollo and Artemis Sirico, Emerson and Harrison Hilton, and Stevie Robbins; brothers Jerry Wills and John (Mai) Wills; nieces; nephews; and cousins. 

    He is preceded in death by his parents Leroy & Alfreda (nee Kneezle) Wills.

    James retired from Chrysler Local 110 and was a member of United Auto Workers. He also was a member of SS Peter and Paul Church, American Legion, Knights of Columbus Council #4596, and was a United States Navy Veteran.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Alzheimer's Association

Private family services will be held.

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A candle was lit in memory of James Wills

Nella Holtzclaw Aug 13 2022 6:41 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. (Uncle) Jim will be remembered fondly. Our prayers go out for all of you in this time of grieving.

Jessica (Wills) Walters & James Walters Aug 13 2022 8:49 AM

My heartfelt condolences to Sue and all the family for Jim's passing. So very sorry.

Nannette Wills Aug 12 2022 10:56 PM

This man has treated me with the utmost kindness and respect, who truly believed in his family, Knights of Columbus and his church—what a good man!

Mike Augustine Aug 12 2022 10:21 PM

So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He has lots of great company in heaven. My deepest sympathy and prayers

Vickie Bohn Aug 12 2022 8:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Wills

James Franey bo Aug 12 2022 8:15 PM

So sorry for your loss Dannielle. If you need anything please let me know.

Dylan Spencer Aug 12 2022 7:06 PM

Accept our condolences!

Bobby Moeller Aug 12 2022 6:16 PM

I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Gaye Zimmerman Aug 12 2022 4:15 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Scott and Kim Jones Aug 12 2022 4:09 PM

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