Jim D. Wills passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012, in the comfort of his home with his family. He was born Jimmie Dale Wills, April 3, 1948, in Watonga, Okla. the son of Betty Ann and Dale G. Wills.

During the Vietnam war, from 1967-1970 he served in the United States Army, USCAR, Okinawa, he was an Intelligence Analyst. On October 12, 1967, in Weatherford, Okla. he married the former Monica Sale Patterson.

Jim taught special education classes in Grants Pass, Ore. He enjoyed basketball, rock hunting, driving his tractor, fishing, beach combing, and many outdoor activities with his family and friends.

Surviving Jim is his wife, Monica; son, Justin Wills; two daughters, Schazie Roberts and Serena Roberts; grandchildren, Kara, Jaden, Jaxon, Lucius, Lucinda, and Lola. He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 2223 Alaskan Way, Suite 220, Seattle, WA 98121, or by visiting their website at: www.woundedwarrior


The funeral for Jim D. Wills will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the LitwillerSimonsen Funeral Home, Ashland. Interment will follow at the Eastwood Cemetery, Medford. A visitation will be held Friday, November 16, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the LitwillerSimonsen Funeral Home, Ashland. Arrangements under the direction of LitwillerSimonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore.