Gene Corey Willis, 59, of Harkers Island, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Carteret Health Care of Morehead City.
Gene Corey was a lifelong commercial fisherman, but was enjoying his new career as a Harkers Island Bridge Tender.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Vergie Mae Cemetery on Harkers Island.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Lindsay Lou Willis of Harkers Island; son, Joshua Willis and his wife of Baltimore, MD; daughter, Devon Willis of Straits; son, Hunter Willis of Harkers Island; two grandchildren; stepson, Remington Yeomans of Otway; stepson, Gunner Yeomans of Harkers Island; stepdaughter, Shellby Yeomans of Davis; his father, Samuel Willis of Harkers Island; his beloved dog, Fefe; sister, Ava Gnann Willis of Harkers Island; two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Willis; maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Beulah Fulford.
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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.
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