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LaDon Ondra Willis

April 21, 1955 ~ June 4, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old


On April 21, 1955, LaDon Ondra Willis was born in Thomasville, Georgia to the late Willie Edward and Mary Frances Willis. He was the third eldest child of nine siblings.

Ladon was reared in Thomas County until the age of six when the family moved down to Miami, Florida. He completed grade school and graduated from Miramar High School. Upon graduation, LaDon started his career in transportation services driving tractor trailers. Truck driving was his passion, and LaDon's career as a truck driver soon spanned to over 40 years. LaDon was raised in the Holiness Church. By his actions and many deeds, you knew that he loved the Lord. He was united in marriage to Monica Chandler. To this union, three children were born. Without a question, LaDon loved his family. He retired from Southeastern Trucking Company in 2015, due to early illness.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Ladonna,  Homer, GA, LaDon, Jr., West Park, FL, Demetrius (Tykee), Maitland, FL; eight grandchildren, Colleek, Erica, Tristan, Londyn, Lauryn, Isiah, Richelle, Ajalynn, Aniyah; three brothers, Willie Willis, Jr.,  Snellville, GA, Nathaniel Willis, Kier Willis, West Park, FL; four sisters, Bertha (Ben) Hopkins, Snellville, GA, Wanda (Maurice) McClain, West Park, FL, Shawn Willis, Selain Roach, both from North Miami Beach, FL; his beloved uncle, Carey (Poinciana) Willis, Lakeland, FL; a host of nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his eldest sister, Sandra Willis Green.

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Public Viewing
June 8, 2023

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hopkins Mortuary Chapel
1318 West Jackson Street
Thomasville, GA 31792

Graveside Service
June 9, 2023

12:00 PM
Peaceful Rest Cemetery
1771 N. Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA 31792


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