Born Aug. 25, 1938, in Culp, Ill., son of the late Richard "Dick" and Ollie Walters Willcut, he was a U.S. Navy veteran/National Guard, a former shop stewart for United Metal Workers and was employed at Federal Mogul in Malden. He was a member of the Stanfield Missionary Baptist Church in Clarkton, Mo., the American Legion and the VFW.
On Nov. 29, 1959, he married Genieve Fowler. He later married Mary Durham Moylan on April 6, 1987 in Malden. She preceded him in death on May 12, 2003. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Sammy, Frank, Pete and Dickie Willcut.
Survivors include one son, Brian Willcut and wife, Donna, of North Salt Lake, Utah; two daughters, Rhonda Allen and husband, Tony, of Malden and Angela Cluck, of Bernie, Mo.; two sisters, Helen Hayes and Betty Allen, both of Clarkton; one brother, Gene Willcut, of Altus, Okla. and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.