John A. Willoughby


John A. Willoughby

90, Columbia

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Colonial Funeral Home Chapel for John A. Willoughby, 90, of Columbia, who died on Monday, Feb. 11 in Hattiesburg. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery. Rev. Tim Morrison officiated at the services. Visitation was held from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Colonial Funeral Home.

A native of Marion County and the Goss community, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and co-owner of Columbia Motor Company. He was a member of East Columbia Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Walker Willoughby and Ellie Carmen Willoughby, and all of his siblings.

He is survived by his wife, Jeane Willoughby; daughter, Michelle Williams, and a host of nieces and nephews.

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Colonial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.