Landon Keith Willis, 33, of Beaufort died Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at Duke University Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Brooks funeral home in Morehead City. The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The funeral will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, December 14, 2019 at First Free Will Baptist Church in Beaufort.
Landon was born July 17, 1986 in Morehead City to Brian Keith Willis and Gina Matthews Strickland. He was a graduate of East Carteret High School in 2004. Landon began working as a Merchant Mariner at the age of 18. He spent 16 years working on the water.
Landon is survived by his father Brian Keith Willis of Beaufort and his mother Gina Matthews Strickland and stepfather Bill Strickland of Beaufort and his three children, Lexington Kathleen Willis, Nathan Leo Willis, and Conner Keith Willis of Beaufort. He also leaves his maternal grandmother Betsy Styron of Beaufort; a sister Felicia Morris of Beaufort and a brother Taylor Melvin of Beaufort. He is also survived by two nieces, a nephew, aunts, uncles and many more that he held close to his heart.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Leo Scott Willis and Gladys Merle Willis of Bogalusa, Louisiana. Maternal grandparent, William Dee Matthews. Paternal great grandparents Ivey and Bessie Sadler Willis of Beaufort. Maternal great grandparents, Georgia Golden Styron and Melvin Luther Styron Jr of Atlantic.
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