George N. Willsey

June 15, 1927
- December 28, 2004

MILO - George N. Willsey, 77, husband of Marilyn (Randall) Willsey died Dec. 28, 2004, at Bangor. He was born June 15, 1927, in Troy, N.Y., the son of Nelson and Helen (Snyder) Willsey. He had graduated from Lansingburgh High School and attended Sienna College in Troy, N.Y. He had also received a B.A. in Bible and Missions; and a bachelor of Theology from Barrington Bible College in Rhode Island. George had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a missionary in the jungle area of Peru, South America under South America Mission, Ft. Worth, Fla. where he worked with Conibo, Shipibo and Campa Indians in remote areas for 15 years. He was an ordained Baptist Minister by New England Evangelical Baptist Fellowship Dec. 19, 1966. In later years he worked at Dexter Shoe in Milo and Northeast Folklore Archives at University of Maine and at various homes for the developmentally delayed in the Bangor area and in Sidney, N.Y. In addition to his wife of 49 years, Marilyn he is survived by a son, S/Sgt Timothy Willsey of Ramsden Air Force Base in Germany; a daughter, Linda Seavey of Conover, N.C.; three grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in the spring. Interment will be in the Williams Cemetery Bradford. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Those who wish may make donations to South America Mission, 5217 So. Military Trail, Fort Worth, FL.


MILO - Memorial services for George N. Willsey, husband of Marilyn (Randall) Willsey, who died Dec. 28, 2004, will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the United Baptist Church, Milo.


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