Phill Edward Stanley Willis was born November 17, 1963, to Billy Carl Collins and Marian Marie Gardner. Stanley departed this life on June 10, 2022.
Stanley began working at Maywood for six years, then continued his working career at IBP, now known as Tyson Foods in 1996, where he dedicated his work for twenty-six years. He loved helping others, enjoyed taking on the phone and spending time with his family. He also loved playing cards, dominos, and playing pool. He loved playing pool so much he got a pool table placed in his living room area where you had to pay to play.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marian Gardner, grandmother, Cleo Moore; grandfathers, Jerry Moore and Ruben Gardner; uncle, Phield Gardner; aunt, Jennifer Moore; brothers, Amour Palmer and Daryl Collins and sisters Margaret Johnson, and Marzella Willis; brother-in-law, George Riddick.
He leaves to cherish his memories with his wife of 29 years, Karen Willis, daughter, Selena Willis, son, Wilbert Banks, and God-son Kenyon Devon Stanley Gray; three granddaughters, Dejia Allen, Nakyla Banks, and Ilyanna McDaniel; two grandsons, Damajea Jimenez and Kyi Anthony Clark; ten sisters, Sharon Butler, Sherry Palmer, Betty Williams, Mae Rector, Anna Jewel King, DeDe, Elaine Collins, Elishia Inman, Rachel Collins, and Nicole Fennell; six brothers, Robert Mosley, Terry Wayne Willis, Billy Collins Jr., Mike Collins, James Collins, William Collins; five brothers-in-law, Michael Butler, Ralph Rector, Robert (Big Rob) Williams Sr., Lois Johnson and John Riddick; two uncles, Jerry Wayne Gardner and Sylvester (Sly) Moore; Nieces, Lashonda (Blackspot) Johnson, Toralyn (Poonanny) Richards, Ericka (Marion Palmer) Palmer, Keisha (Terry Wayne) Palmer, Vincentrise (Vin-Vin) Hall-Hill, Jessica (Booty June) Williams, Robbie (Aint’cha Momma) Williams, Delilah (Shay) Riddick and Michelle (Red) Johnson; nephews, Anthony (Monk) Rucker, Justin Butler, Robert (Lil Rob) Williams, Gerorge Anthony (AJ) Riddick Jr., and Marion Williams, and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.