Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Collins-Burke Funeral Home parlor. A graveside service will be Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Patton Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Townley.
He was preceded in death by his father, Will Willingham; mother, Nancy Elzady Ford Willingham; wife, Nola Hartley Willingham; son, Robery Lee Willingham; and daughter, Melissa Willingham.
He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Diane (Gary) Dodd or Haleyville, Nancy Willingham, Shirley Hagood and Patricia (James) Rubenstine; sons, Timothy (Kassa) Willingham and Mel (Vickie) Willingham; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Cooper, Jason Herron, Marty Baurenfiend, J.T. Madison, Joseph Madison, Junior Madison and Richard Byrd.