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  1. Bill Galloway
    April 17, 2019 @ 4:20 pm

    I was sorry to hear of the passing of Jr. Willard. He was a great guy and friend. We played a lot of baseball together when we were young. He always like to throw his knuckle-curve. A good pitch and he threw it well. He was a good ballplayer. He also helped my when my mother was ill by helping us sell her vehicle. I will always appreciate his kindness. To all the family, you are in my prayers. God bless you all.

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  2. Amber L Redburn
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:02 pm

    Wonderful memories of Junior playing baseball with Jason, Tracy, Jill, and I on the big yard between our houses on Monks Street..he was just being a BIG KID with us! Our deepest sympathy to Junior’s children and family. Each one of you will be in our daily prayers and thoughts. May God comfort, encourage, and support each one of you thru this difficult time. May God bless each one of you.
    In Christian Love,
    Amber(Cozort)Redburn

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  3. Jill (Cozort) Brooks
    April 17, 2019 @ 9:22 pm

    Jason, Tracy and Family,
    So sorry to hear of Jr.’s passing. I started thinking back to my early childhood and living next door to you all. I vaguely remember your dad helping my parents carry our swingset up the middle of the road from 419 Monks to 508 Monks. I remember he was an avid fisherman and loved the St. Louis Cardinals. My thoughts and prayers are with Jr.’s entire family.

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  4. Mike and Diana Pace
    April 17, 2019 @ 9:28 pm

    We are saddened to learn of Junior passing. We are keeping all of the family in our thoughts and prayers.

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  5. Teryl Pagels
    April 17, 2019 @ 10:59 pm

    Junior was the best brother-in-law for so many reasons. First, he loved my sister Mia and always supported her creative projects. From the day they married, he opened his home to all the relatives for
    reunions, holiday get togethers, or any other occasion. Junior has always been kind, thoughtful, and giving. He was non judgmental and had a beautiful spirit. I will miss you Junior, and feel joy when I think about you.

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  6. Connie (Berry) Camden
    April 18, 2019 @ 8:37 am

    Many prayers and hugs to all.

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  7. Gordon Warren
    April 19, 2019 @ 8:44 am

    My thoughts and prayers for Jr’s family. Some of my best memories of my years in West Plains are of the Willards- Ed, Vibert, Jr and Denny. Quail hunting and hanging out and visiting at the car lot was memorable. Jr and I had several good hunting and fishing experiences. The last time I saw Jr at the 58/59 reunion, I reminded him of a quail hunt in Rover where we killed 5 birds on the covey rise and of a fishing trip where he had a LARGE bass to the boat and I missed it trying to net it and the fish came off. I don’t recall him being happy about that. Jr was a good friend and he will be missed. Farewell old friend.
    May God comfort all his family and friends.

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  8. Leon and Gaylia Conner
    April 19, 2019 @ 11:39 am

    Sorry to hear the news of Jr.’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of his family at these sad times. May God heal the suffering hearts.

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