CHARLESTON — Daniel Blake Willis, age 37, passed away Tuesday, July 10, at Panola Medical Center in Batesville.
The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, July 12, from 5 until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston and again on Friday, July 13, from 1 p.m. until service time beginning 2 p.m. in the chapel of Newsom Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Wilkinson Family Cemetery located in the Teasdale Community.
Daniel was a lead trainer for Insituform Technologies in Batesville.
He loved alligator hunting, was a loving dad, son, brother and a member of Friendship East Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory include two sons, Austin Blake Willis and Landon Hayes Willis, both of Pope; his parents, Donnie and Brenda Wilkinson of Enid; one sister, Dyan Alexis Willis Wade (Larry Jr) of Southaven; one brother, David Ross Willis of Courtland; and his grandmother, Becky Wilkinson of Oakland.
Daniel was preceded in death by his father, Ricky Joe Willis, and grandparents, Porter Wilkinson, and Alvin and Lexie McKee.
Online condolences may be made at www.newsomfuneralhome.com.