James Wilford “J.W.” Willingham, 98, husband of Margaret Marie Cartee Willingham went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, June 26, 2022 at his home.
Born April 29, 1924 in Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late Jessie Newton Willingham and Jimmie Wilson Willingham. He was retired from Southern Railroad, served our country in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a member of Piedmont Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife are his daughters, Susan W. Hicks, Patricia Dianne Henderson, Lisa Willingham all of Chesnee; son, Randy Willingham of Chesnee; sister, Maxine Stewart; brother, Ralph Willingham; grandchildren, Sherri Thompson, Melissa Hicks, Eric Hicks; great-grandchildren, Mallory, Heatherly, Shelby and a great-great-grandchildren Cayden and Brooklyn.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by 3 sisters, a grandson, Craig Henderson and a son-in law, Johnny Hicks.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Harris-Nadeau Mortuary. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Harris-Nadeau Mortuary with Rev. Roland Dry officiating. Burial will Military honors will follow in Springhill Memorial Gardens.
Family members are at their respective homes.
Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com