Dewey Willis Jr., 50, of Newport, died Saturday Aug. 29, 2015, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

Dewey Willis Jr., 50, of Newport, died Saturday Aug. 29, 2015, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

The family will celebrate his life privately.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Willis of Newport; one stepson, Shave Eastman of Newport; two sisters, Mary Lynn Willis of Beaufort and Jessie Leasure of Rocky Mount; and his mother, Nina Corbett of Newport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial cards may be sent to the family at 223 Shannon Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516.

Arrangements are by Noe Funeral Service, Beaufort.