Willis Barnett was born February 20, 1941, to James Barnett and Berdie Hill and was the 3rd of 6 children, passed away on January 9th, 2022.
After Willis graduated from Marshall High School in Chicago, IL, Willis went on to study business management at Triton College in River Grove, IL.
Willis started his career in sales until his retirement from AT&T in Corporate Cellular Sales, obtaining many company accommodations.
Wills is predeceased by his parents, James Barnett, and Berdie Hill; sisters, Marcellene Barnett Howard, and Barbara Barnett. Willis is survived by his children, Diane Barnett, and Sean Barnett; grandchildren, Brittany Barnett, Brianna Barnett, and Brandi Barnett; great grandchildren, Aaron and Bakari Forbes; brothers, James (Joyce) Barnett, Levi (Robin) Hill; sister, Debbie Smith; along with a host of nieces, nephews, family and dear friends.
The family wishes to express our deepest appreciation for the prayers, well wishes, words of sympathy and encouragement.
Willis was a remarkable dignified gentleman who lived a full life, and touched the hearts of many.