He worked in the maintenance department for West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah, he was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Calvert City.
He is also survived by Debra J. Moubray of Paducah; his mother, Dorothy “Dot” Louise (Carrico) Williett of Benton; two sisters, Marilyn Derington of Benton, and Ellen Erwin of Benton; one nephew, Craig Hanley of Calhoun, Ga.; three nieces, Brandi Campbell of Herrin, Ill., Emily Erwin of Louisville, and Amy Erwin of Murray.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Leon Willett.
Private family prayers will be said by Father Antoni Ottagan.
Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 15, at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Brenda McClaran, 510 West 9th St., Benton, KY 42025 or to the American Heart Association, Louisville Chapter, 240 Whittington Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222.