Joseph Harold Willard

Published 12:02 am Monday, March 19, 2018


NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Joseph Harold Willard, 58, of Natchez who died Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Merit Health Natchez will be 11 a.m. Monday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Marcus McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow at the Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

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Mr. Willard was born Oct. 14, 1959, in Natchez. He was a longtime sales associate at Walmart Super Center in Natchez.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Martin Willard Sr. and Jo Ann Eidt Willard; three brothers, Martin Willard, John David Willard and John Robert Willard; and one sister, Marie Willard Kremers.

Survivors include three sisters, Lee Willard, Edie Christian and Virginia “Ginny” Partridge, all of Natchez; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Pallbearers will be George Attwood, Judson Willard, Keon Chatman, Jervon Washington, Ray Bailey and Percy Nichols.

In lieu of flowers memorials donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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