Argo, Willis (Kimball)

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Willis Argo, 82, of Kimball, TN, died on Sunday, December 30, 2012.           

Willis was born on July 6, 1930 in Battle Creek, TN to Roy and Ruth Argo.  He was a devoted son, husband, father and grandfather. He retired from Widow’s Creek Fossil Fuel Plant, but held many jobs throughout his life and served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.  He was an active member of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church.

Willis is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Kenneth Argo; and sister, Jenny Ruth Murray. 

He is survived by his wife, Reva; sister, Billie Francis (Bill) Moore; daughters, Sheila (Bobby) Blevins, Jackie (Phil) Cannon and Vicki Hookey; grandchildren, Isaac Blevins, Adam Rogers, Kirby Atwell, Caleb Blevins, Savanna and Catheryn Graham; and many nieces, nephews and friends.   

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, at 6 p.m. CT in the funeral home chapel.                   

The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 4, from 3-6 p.m. CT at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg, which has charge of the arrangements.           

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in care of Fran Kelly.


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