Eric Willis Motorcycle Accident, Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we come together to remember and honor the life of Eric Willis, a beloved member of the Clarkston, Michigan community. Eric’s passing has left an indelible mark on the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
Born and raised in Clarkston, Eric Willis was a proud alumnus of Clarkston High School. His journey continued at Oakland Community College, where he pursued his education, and later, he contributed his skills and dedication to Fomoco. Eric’s commitment to his work was just one facet of the many roles he played in the lives of those around him.
In the words of his cousin, Daphne Ann Clinesmith Bruns, Eric was a kind and loving son, father, brother, husband, cousin, uncle, and friend. His impact extended far beyond professional accomplishments; it was in the warmth of his relationships and the kindness he shared with everyone he encountered.
A heartfelt message from his wife, Shirleen Lum Willis, paints a vivid picture of the loving and multifaceted person Eric was. Shirleen fondly remembers him as the love of her life, the father of their three beautiful and talented children, and her adventure buddy. Eric’s contagious sense of humor, his role as a provider and protector, and his unwavering support made him not just a husband but a best friend and fearless leader.
Tragically, Eric’s journey was cut short due to complications from COVID-19 and dementia. Shirleen shared that Eric found peace in his final moments, having accomplished everything on his bucket list. As the community mourns his passing, we extend our deepest condolences to Eric’s wife, children, sisters, and all those who were touched by his kindness. In this difficult time, we join together in prayer for the Willis family. May they find comfort in the memories of the love, laughter, and joy that Eric brought into their lives. Eric Willis will be remembered as a pillar of strength, a source of inspiration, and a cherished member of the Clarkston community. Though he may be gone, his spirit lives on in the hearts of all those who were fortunate enough to have known him.