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Leo Willis

October 28, 1961 — June 24, 2021

Leo Francis Willis, 59, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021.  Born in Madison County, Illinois on October 28, 1961, he was preceded in death by his father, Gary M. Willis; and a brother, Robbie Willis.

Mr. Willis proudly served his country in the United States Army for over 12 years, and was an Abuse Investigator for Central State Hospital.

He generously volunteered his time for general elections, Special Olympics, Colonial Heights & Matoaca Softball, and as an Assistant Coach for the Chesterfield Youth Softball Association, and as a CASA/GAL volunteer.

He is survived by his mother, Carla Willis Cronin; a son, Christopher Leo Willis; two daughters, Olivia Rose Willis and Taylor Lee Ann Willis; brother, Donald Willis; sister, Debbie Moore; and numerous nieces & nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at later date.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Special Olympics, Attn. Web Gifts, 1133 19 th Street, NW 12 th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036-3604.

Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834.  Condolences may be registered at .

To send flowers to the family in memory of Leo Willis, please visit our flower store.

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