Conrad Paul Willis

image003 (1) (March 24, 1924 – December 29, 2014)

Conrad Paul Willis, age 90, passed away December 29, 2014, due to complications of Valley Fever.  He was born March 24, 1924, in Snowflake, Arizona, to Albert Tillman and Ida Flake Willis.

Conrad was born one of 12 children and grew up during the depression.  He served on an aircraft carrier during WWII and the Korean War.

Conrad married Shirley Nilsson in 1948.  They were married for 57 years and together they raised four daughters and two sons.  They had 29 grandchildren, and 45 great grandchildren.  He later married Anna Eddington.

He completed a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from BYU and was a Nuclear Chemist for the Department of Energy in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

image001 (8)Conrad was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission in St. George, Utah.  He served as a Stake Mission President and also served in a Bishopric.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Nilsson Willis, and his daughter Cindy Willis Grover.  He is survived by his second wife, Anna Eddington, his two sons: Norman and Bill; three daughters: Kim, Connie and Christy; 29 grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Santa Clara 6th Ward Chapel, 3815 West Rachel Drive, Santa Clara, Utah.
  • Visitations will be held on Friday, Jan. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd, St. George, Utah, and on Saturday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel.
  • Interment will be held at the Santa Clara Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, telephone 435-673-4221. For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit the Metcalf Mortuary website.

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