Tony Wills

Tony Wills

Douglas Anthony “Tony” Wills, 59, of Tollesboro, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 31, 2019, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.

He was born April 28, 1960, in Mason County, a son of June Fearis Wills and the late Dwight Douglas Wills.

Tony proudly served his country in the United States Army and was of the Christian faith. He was employed by Brown and Root for 23 years of service at International Papers and he enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, taking care of his roosters and chickens and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his mother, Tony is survived by his wife of 13 years, Donna Kegley Wills; two daughters, Julie Wills Helphenstine of Vanceburg, and Tonya Wills of Tollesboro; one stepson, Hunter Kegley of New York; two stepdaughters, Hope Earlywine of Tollesboro, and Julie Greer of Vanceburg; eight grandchildren, Bryson Helphenstine, Aubrey Highfield, Lilian Denney, Samuel Denney, Ella Denney, Trent Brown, Gracie Cushard, and Willow Earlywine; three brothers, Brian Wills and Kevin Wills of Crooked Creek, and Jason Stamper of Maysville; three sisters, Pam Denton of Cabin Creek, Tammy Johnson (Matt) of Missouri, and Lee Ann Parker (Travis) of Vanceburg; his father-in-law, Mont Kegley of Vanceburg; two brothers-in-law, Kendall Kegley (Amy) and Dwayne Kegley of Vanceburg; and two sisters-in-law, Candy Noble (Art) and Danita Applegate (Keith) of Tollesboro. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, family members and friends who will dearly miss him.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Chris Helphenstine.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Tollesboro Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Bro. Jamie Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in East Fork Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Monte Lewis Stamm VFW Post 5438.

Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Tollesboro Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 11918 KY 57 at Tollesboro.

Pallbearers will be Brian Wills, Kevin Wills, Hunter Kegley, Kendall Kegley, Tommy Truesdell, Karl Gerike, Bubby Tully, Gary Fearis. Bryson Helphenstine and Bobby Nash will serve as honorary pallbearers.