Willard Raymond Light


Willard Raymond Light, 72, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

He was born March 4, 1945, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Sterling and Catherine Black Light.

On March 21, 1970, he married Mary Kay Zickefoose, who preceded him in death on Nov. 21, 2016.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two great-grandsons, Thomas and Timothy.

He is survived by two sons, Willie R. Light and wife, Judy, and Ramon Light and wife, Annett, all of Buckhannon; one daughter, Teresa Ball and husband, Andrew, of Taylor County; two grandsons, Patrick Light of Buckhannon and Zack Ball of Taylor County; three granddaughters, Amy and Beth Light both of Buckhannon and Suzie Light of Grafton; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jerry Light and wife, Robin, of Weston and Melvin Light and wife, Shelia, of Buckhannon; one sister, Letha Light of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.

Willard was a truck driver and a member of the Sago Baptist Church.

Friends will be received Saturday, Sept. 23, from 4-8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Wease L. Day officiating. Burial will follow in the Sago Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.