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William Glen Willis

William Glen Willis, 81, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Friday, December 22, 2023.


Glen gave his life to the Lord in 2007 at Faith Worship Center in Singer, LA, where he served as a deacon. He was a founding member of DeRidder Bass Club and Beauregard Bass Busters. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, as well as a master carpenter and electrician. Glen worked as a carpenter for HB Zachary, BE&K, Fred Andersons, Caldwell and several other companies throughout his lifetime. He loved spending time with his family, who loved him dearly and he will be missed by all who knew him.


Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of thirty years, Jennice Willis of DeRidder, LA; sons, Mikel Willis and Nita of Bartlesville, OK, Tony Willis and Bridgette of DeRidder, LA; daughter, Jennifer Willis and Daniel Rogers of DeRidder, LA; stepdaughters, Deaun Stinecipher and Mark of Tyler, TX, Paulette Talley and Ben of DeRidder, LA; grandchildren, Landry Willis, Clinton Willis, Kalyn Willis, Lane Willis, Lucy Rogers, Mathew Barrett, Heather Hooks, Kari McGee; ten great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Columbus Lum and Edna McMullen Willis; sisters, Rachel Pearl Slaydon, Nalene Missy Wingate.


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 26, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Shady Grove Pentecostal Church in DeRidder, LA. Graveside funeral service will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cravens, LA. Brother Bubba “Doc” Abdalla and Brother John Davis will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Clinton Willis, Landry Willis, Lane Willis, Matt Barrett, Ben Talley, Mark Stinecipher. Honorary Pallbearers will be Shawn Wingate, Greg Henderson. Burial will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cravens, LA.

William Glen Willis
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