Born June 24, 1961 in Clifton Forge, VA, he was the son of the late Jack Elwood Willey, Sr., and the late Ruth Mae Graham Willey.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Elwood Willey; his sister, Janet Trolian Rakes; and two nephews, Jason Trolian and Paul Richard Honaker.
Mr. Willey was a former carpenter and Master Plumber having worked at H & L Construction Company in Alderson for many years. He attended Talcott High School in Talcott, WV, and Hinton High School in Hinton. Mr. Willey attended the River of Life Church of God in Alderson. Log home building was his passion. He loved to go fishing, kayaking, and camping. He also loved to travel when his health permitted him to do so. Mr. Willey enjoyed working on a multitude of creative handcrafted projects and loved to spend time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Teresa Lynn Cantley Willey of Alderson; three children, Alana Dawn Blankenship and husband James of Clover, SC, Alisa Jane Willey-Lule and husband Felix of Fort Worth, TX, and Jack Elwood Willey, III of Alderson; 11 grandchildren, Brittany Blankenship, SPC Logan Willey, Shyanne Lule, Gabriel Lule, Ryker Lule, Abigayle Lule, Mason Willey, Jacob Willey, Cailyn Willey, Scarlette Willey and Kaiden Willey; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorial services were held on Sunday, Nov. 26, at the Lobban Funeral Home Chapel in Alderson with Pastor Anthony Carter officiating. Burial will be in the Alderson Cemetery in Alderson at a later date. Friends called Sunday, Nov. 26, at the funeral home prior to the service.
Online condolences and memories may be shared with the Willey family at www.lobbanfh.com.
Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson, WV.