Johnny Ray Willis, Kimberling City, Missouri, son of Leon F. and Irma Ruth (Baber) Willis, was born on September 28, 1937 in England, Arkansas and departed this life on May 29, 2014 at the age of 76.

Johnny was a construction contractor and had lived in the area for the past 38 years, coming from Liberty, MO. He was of the Methodist faith and attended United Methodist Church of Kimberling City.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Fred Willis.

Survivors include: four sons, Reed Willis and his wife Rosa of Kimberling City, MO, Danny Willis of Springfield, MO, Steve Willis and his wife Ronda of Reeds Spring, MO, and Mike Willis of Florida; sister, Jimmie Carpenter of Independence, MO; two grandchildren, Johnny R. Willis and Raul A. Willis and a host of family and friends.

A memorial visitation will be held at 2:00-3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Stumpff Chapel South in Kimberling City, MO. Arrangements held under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South.