Marion Ambrose Willingham

Published 8:53 am Monday, November 14, 2022

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With sad hearts we announce the passing of Marion Ambrose Willingham on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

He was born June 16, 1928 in Orlando, Fla. to the late Robert and Fannie Willingham. Preceding him in death was: his wife of 60 years, Winnie Sikes Willingham; son, Charles P. Willingham; sister, Weda; and 3 brothers, Herman, Roy, and Johnny.

He is survived by: his daughter, Melissa Willingham Coleman and husband Dennis Keith Coleman of Lewisville; grandson, Jonathan Blake Willingham and wife Sara Tew Willingham of Clemmons; 3 great-grandsons, Landon, Eli, and Jaxon; a sister, Vera Leigh of California; and 2 brothers, Paul and family and Donald, both of Orlando, Fla.

He loved his time with his grandson, Jonathan. Fishing, camping, and teaching him how to ride a bike, when he was younger and he loved talking about Jehovah God, the God of Comfort.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center for all the care and support given to Mr. Willingham.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

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