On Sunday, January 12, 2012 Willis Creel entered into eternal rest at his home. He was born in Cottageville, South Carolina on May 15, 1939 to the late Ervin Lee Creel and the late Bertie Scott Creel. He grew up in Cottageville, South Carolina where he attended the public schools. He joined Little Rock Holiness Church at an early age. He was employed by Colleton County and Charleston County.
He was married to the late Elizabeth Sweat Creel in 1969. From this holy union one daughter was born Lottie and one adopted son Leon.
Willis was preceded in death by his sister, Floramae (Cornelius) Creel and his brother, Leon Creel.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his daughter, Lottie (Allen) Durant of Harleyville, South Carolina; one adopted son Leon (Audra) Creel of Ridgeville, South Carolina; two sisters, Larmae (Willie Ray) Creel and Lizzy Mae (Lucious) Creel both of Ridgeville, South Carolina; two brothers, Herman (Frankie) Creel of Florida and Ervin Lee Creel of Ridgeville, South Carolina; five grand children, Drucilla Melkia Creel, Gabriella Nicole Creel, Allen Khalil Durant, Elizabeth Tashara Durant and Alasyia Verniece Durant all of Harleyville, South Carolina; three adopted grandchildren, Leon Johnathon Creel of Ridgeville, South Carolina, Justin Lamar Creel of Cottageville, South Carolina and Jessica Nicole Creel of Ridgeville, South Carolina and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. We love you papa. You will be missed by your family and friends.