Robert Norman Wills
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Robert Norman Wills
  • May 20, 1924 - October 16, 2017
  • Clovis, California

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Robert Wills passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017, peacefully in his sleep. He was an only child of Alex and Grace Wills, and was born on May 20, 1924.

After graduating from Roosevelt High School, he joined the United States Army and became part of the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troop during World War II. He returned home to become a partner in the family business, Murphy Paint, until it was sold in 1979. Robert and his son started a commercial real estate business. They developed several shopping centers which include "Northwood Village"

Robert and his wife Penny were avid golfers and members of Sunnyside Country Club.

As of September 19, 2017, Robert and Penny were lucky enough to celebrate 70 years of marriage.

Robert is survived by his wife Penny; his four children, Kathy Sadler, Cindy Whitmore, Janette Reta, and Robert Wills. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held at Belmont Memorial Park on Friday, November 3, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.

Remembrances may be made to Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 2219 N. Orchard, Fresno, CA 93703.