Matthew Willis

Matthew “Matt” Willis, 56, of Hollister passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, following an extended illness.

Matthew was born in Jacksonville Beach and had been a lifelong resident of Hollister, coming from Jacksonville Beach.

He had worked as a bar tender. He enjoyed woodworking and playing pool. He will always be loved and greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Willis; and a sister, Rose Marie Smith.

Surviving are his father, Bana Willis of Hollister; a brother, David Ashley Willis of Hollister; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Masters Funeral Home in Interlachen with Pastor Michael Deel officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Putnam First Cancer Fund, 600 Zeagler Dr., Palatka, FL 32177.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in his online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Interlachen is in charge of arrangements.

Palatka Daily News

1825 St. Johns Ave.
Palatka, FL 32177
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