Willie Louis Flowers, born on Sept. 22, 1942, passed away on Nov. 12, 2019. Willie was born in Bryce. The Flowers moved from Graham County to Mammoth in 1957.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Repard Flowers; brother, Jimmy Flowers Sr.; sister, Loretta Stephens; son, Wesley Flowers; grandson, Christopher Gariboy; and granddaughter, Amber Lee Clawson.
Willie is survived by his wife of 20 years, Eleanor Flowers; brother, Virgil Flowers; his four children; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He has many cousins, nieces and nephews that loved him, as well as great friends.
He was first married in 1959 -1976. He served in the Army from 1962 through 1965 as Specialist First Class Rifleman. He received a Purple Heart as well as an Honorable Discharge.
Willie was a well-loved man in the Tri-Community. Willie was a cowboy. He loved to play country music. He worked as a farmer and an underground miner. He was rough around the edges and he loved his family in his own way. He was a well-respected man.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Arizona Vietnam Memorial Cemetery, located at 15950 N. Luckett Rd. in Marana.
May you forever rest in peace. You will be greatly missed. With love and angels.