Monte X Willis went home to be with the Father God on March 5, 2023.
He was born March 25, 1991, in Raleigh, North Carolina, the youngest son of Terry and Denise (Lamb) Willis of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mr. Willis graduated from Leesville High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended UNCG University in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he received a bachelor of arts degree in biology. He was employed at the Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) company in Morrisville, North Carolina, where he worked as an MIA in the medical communication department.
He was a member of the St. Paul AME Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Willis leaves behind to cherish his memory a brother, Tavone Willis of Norfolk Virginia; his grandmothers, Patty Willis of Franklin and Brookie Coston Lamb of Durham, North Carolina; uncles and aunts, Eddie Willis, Patrick Willis, Asala Willis and Kara Willis, all of Franklin, Joseph Coston of Durham North Carolina, Karen Willis-Hilliard and Tony Hilliard of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and a host of cousins and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, William N. Willis and Joseph Lamb.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. today at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Patrick “Chip” Willis officiating. Interment will be in the Willis Family Cemetery on Entry Mountain, Franklin.
Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagiccom or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.
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