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William Kenneth "Ken" Willetts

1964 ~ 2019 (age 54)

    William Kenneth “Ken” Willetts, 54, of Rocky Point, beloved son, dad, brother, fiancé  and loyal friend left this earth way too soon, leaving a big hole in our hearts. 

     Ken was born June 27, 1964 in Wilmington and passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at his home.

     Remembered is his father, William Sidbury Willetts, who preceded Ken in death.  

     Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Jearleen Horrell Willetts; son, Damon Willetts; sisters, Cathy Willetts Lipe, Sharon Willetts Alford (George), and Linda Willetts Swinson; love of his life and soulmate, Lynn Cowan; and numerous extended family and friends-too many to name.

     By career Ken was a dedicated  paramedic, having worked with New Hanover County EMS, Pender County EMS and Fire and currently was employed with New Hanover Regional Medical Center EMS. He loved his work and was a true medical professional. Ken was a faithful member of Rocky Point Free Will Holiness Church.

     Not only was Ken blessed with a love of music, but a God given talent as he enjoyed playing the harmonica and drums as well as singing gospel music. Ken was a loving dad, loved all of his family beyond compare. His presence on this earth will be greatly missed. Ken was a much loved “BoBo”.

     The family will receive friends at 6 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home Chapel.   Pastor Teresa Ammons and Pastor William Cooper will conduct the service.

     Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park, Watha, NC

      Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family by selecting Guestbook or Tribute Wall above. 

     Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Burgaw.  910-259-2364


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