John Allen Willetts




John Allen Willetts

John Allen Willetts

John Allen Willetts, affectionately known to family and friends as Jack, Jackie or Johnny B, age 64, died of heart disease on Dec. 10, 2018, in Paragould, Arkansas. Jack was born on July 15, 1954 in Heidelberg, Pennsylvania. He was raised in South Fayette Township, Morgan, Pennsylvania, to parents, James and Patricia (Cox) Willetts. He attended South Fayette High School, and enlisted in the Army shortly after. He spent a short time in Germany during the Vietnam era, before returning to the states. After his service was complete, he came home to South Fayette. He was a rolling stone, calling many places home: Texas, New York, Michigan, Kentucky, and Jackson, Ohio, to name a few, before settling in Arkansas. 

He took pride in his work, and was a jack of all trades. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, John Willetts and older brother, Larry Willetts. 

Jack is survived by his wife, Connie (Whagster) Willetts; his daughter, Melinda (Armstrong) Hawley; son, Adam Willetts; daughter, Anna Marie Willetts; step daughter, Nicole Burton; step son, Joey Burton; and step daughter, Tiffany (Sorrentino) Warhurst.

Survivors also include the following siblings: Brothers, George Willetts and Richard Willetts (Anne); sister, Ruth Ann Willetts Parrish Owens, (Bob Owens); his twin brother, James Willetts (Debbie); Timothy Willetts (Nancy), and Thomas Willetts (Leslie); along with 11 grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, having close relationships with Jimmy (Ginger), Matt, and Michael; along with many other family and friends.   

Services will be announced to friends and family at a later date.

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