Obituary: Willard Ray Wadley


Willard Ray Wadley, 86, of Newport departed this life Friday, March 20, 2020.  He was born September 22, 1933, to Rufus and Clesta (Roberts) Wadley and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.  He was a faithful Gideon.  He enjoyed working with the Humane Society, caring for unwanted dogs, helping people, and collecting dogs.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Marie Wadley, one son; Willard Wadley, Jr., his parents, two brothers; Wiley Wadley and R.J. Wadley, and two sisters; Hazel Brooks and Barbara Hutchison.

His survivors are one daughter; Betty Marie Castro (Anthony) of Calif., brother; Dale Wadley of Ky., and sister; Carolyn Wadley of Hardford, Mich.

There will be no services.

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