Clarence Nicky Willis

Clarence Nicky Willis, Age 67 of Toccoa passed away Friday, March 15, 2024, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

Born April 24, 1956, in Royston, he was the son of the late William Clarence and Doris Blackwell Willis.  In addition to his parents, he is proceeded in death by sisters Judy Gosnell and Lynn Willis, and a brother Keith Willis.

Nicky spent most of his life in Toccoa.  He was a 1975 graduate of Stephens County High School where he played football and wrestled and went on to graduate from North Georgia Technical College.  He served in the National Guard and retired with 20 years of service.  He enjoyed watching westerns and sports, cutting grass, and spoiling his three beautiful grandchildren.  He is remembered as someone who did not meet a stranger and would do anything to help anyone.

Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 44 years, Glenda Long Willis.  Son Nicky Willis Jr of Toccoa, and daughter Rachel Willis (Meghan) of Jefferson.  Brothers David Willis (Wanda) of Braselton, Bruce Willis (Debbie) of Ila, and Ricky Willis (Tracy) of Ila.  Sisters Toni Boling of Lavonia, and Nita Pless of Clarkesville.  Grandchildren Grayson Willis, Ella Willis, and Easton Willis, and countless nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday April 6, 2024, at 4pm at Faith Tabernacle Holiness Church in Toccoa.