He was a graduate of Cleveland High School class of 1988 and attended the University of the South in Sewanee. He attended St. Luke’s Episcopal Church while in Cleveland.
He was the first chef at Garden Plaza in Cleveland and was currently at the M. Restaurant in Cummins Station in Nashville.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wallace and Margaret Rymer and Willard and Mary Willis.
Survivors include his loving parents, Ronald and Betty Rymer Willis of Cleveland; one uncle, Wallace David Rymer; and one aunt, Ann Massingale, both of Cleveland; cousins: Kelly DeLude and James Massingale, both of Cleveland, and Andrea Rymer Lea and husband, Jeff, of Lebanon; special cousin and family, Keith Dooley and wife, Tara, and their child, Morgan and Juanita Dooley all of Charlotte, N.C.; and great-aunts: Florence Cooke and Dorothy Bivens, both of Cleveland.
A graveside service will be held at Hilcrest Memorial Gardens, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. with Father Joel Huffstetler officiating.
A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
Fike Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Willis family guest book at www.fikefh.com.