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Michael Willett


 May 2, 1945 - December 24, 2016

71 years

 

Michael Willett Michael Willett, 71, died December 24, 2016. He was born in Louisville, KY on May 2, 1945 to Richard Wilburn Willett and Joella Hall Willett, both deceased. He is a member of Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church in Raleigh.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Saleeby Willett; sons, Nathan (Jill) and Evan (Katie) Willett; grandchildren, Smith, June, Connor, and Eleanor Willett; siblings, Donna Willett, Janet Varon (Steve Lazar), Brent Willett (Jill), Cheryl Harrington, and Terri Craig. He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

Michael graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Masters and PhD in Mathematics from North Carolina State University. He had a distinguished career as a professor at UNC Greensboro, IBM, and numerous technology companies. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hiker, camper, skier, golfer, and kayaker.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the:
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church

 

Graveside Service:
Friday, December 30, 2016
12:00PM
Raleigh Memorial Park
7501 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27612

Celebration of Life Service:
December 30, 2016
2:00PM
Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church
7506 Falls of the Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

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