Terry Wayne “Tiny” Willey, age 60 of Ozark, passed away August 15, 2021. He was born August 12, 1961 in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of Howard and Vickie (Baker) Willey.
Survivors include: his wife, Gail (Ferguson) Willey of Ozark; children, Ashley Willey of Springfield and Cyle Sanzone of Philadelphia, PA; his father, Howard Willey; grandchildren, Keegan Brooke of Springfield, Ethan Sanzone and Caylie Sanzone of Philadelphia; his sister, Deborah Juneau of Jefferson City and his brother, Rodney Willey of Tennessee; a niece, Stephanie Roberts and husband Chad Roberts of Jefferson City; a nephew, Michael Juneau and wife Lindsay of Jefferson City.
Terry Willey served his country in the U.S. Navy Seabees and retired from the military. Terry was an Airbrush artist, Fabricator and Welder. He loved riding, motorcycles and enjoyed volunteering for veteran causes. He was a proud member of Veterans in Defense of Liberty, Liberty Riders of America, Ozark Veteran’s Coalition, and the American Legion Post 125.
Terry was preceded in death by his mother, Vickie Willey; his stepmother, Virginia (Pettigrew) Willey; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Juanita (Lucker) Baker; his paternal grandparents, Howard and Elva (Smiley) Willey; his uncle, Robert Baker, Jr; infant son, Joseph Willey; his ex-wife, Lorine Willey; and a grandson, Able Ortega III.
A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, with Chaplain Rex Krasche officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.