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Joe Wade Willingham

October 15, 1963 ~ January 13, 2021 (age 57)

Obituary

Joe Wade Willingham was born to Robert and Evelyn Shaw Willingham on October 15, 1963. He came to Christ at an early age and was a member of South Hopewell M.B. Church. 

Joe was a graduate of Lafayette High School. As a Commodore, he was a favorite among classmates as well as staff. He was a standout football player, though he loved many sports (tennis, basketball, swimming, and track). He graduated from Northwest Community College and later received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of MS. Joe was a very hard worker. His dedication inspired him to graduate with Honors.

Prior to Joe's health declining health, he loved spending time with friends and family. He had a warm heart and a great sense of humor. Through it all, he was truly loved. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, a daughter, Kimberly Concepcion (Tony); two grandsons, Jaron and Jaeden Concepcion all of Chicago, IL; one brother, Willie James Willingham, of Oxford, MS; four sisters, Gladis Willingham and Teresa Grigsby both of Memphis, TN, Joyce Dudley (Michael) of San Antonio, TX, and Furtima Foy (Stevie) of Byhalia, MS. He also leaves behind a beloved aunt, treasured uncles, and a host of cherished nieces, nephews, and cousins.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
July 10, 2021

12:00 PM
Oxford Memorial Cemetery
North 16th Street
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

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