Roddy Gilbert Willis, 78, of Nacogdoches, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 14. He was a native of Fountain Hill. In 1961, he graduated from Crossett High School, after which he earned a bachelor of arts degree and a law degree from University of Arkansas. 

He practiced law in Nacogdoches until his retirement in 2020. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Pearl Willis; one brother, Michael Willis; and one sister, Debra Morgan. 

He is survived by one brother, Dewayne Willis, and his children, Jeremy Willis and Christina Willis Frasier.