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Orval R. Wills

| April 5, 2012 8:54 AM

Orval Ralph Wills, 65, went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2012.  

He was born Feb. 20, 1947, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Ralph and Donna (Kennedy) Wills.  

He was raised in Chickasha, Okla., and Bellflower, Calif.  

Orval served six years in the Army during the Vietnam War.  He worked many years as a cabinetmaker and truck driver.  

Orval loved fishing and playing with his two Labrador retrievers.  He also enjoyed watching John Wayne movies.  

He attended the 1st Church of the Nazarene and was very active in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry at Libby Christian Church.  He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

Orval is survived by his wife Mary Wills of Libby; children Danielle Jones of Yoncalla, Ore.; Jerry (J.D.) Wills of Puyallup, Wash.; Michelle Hines of Orange, Calif.; Jennifer Wills of Long Beach, Calif.; Jason Kingston of Brea, Calif.; Joshua Wills of Colinga, Calif.; and Aaron Wills of Vancouver, Wash.; and a sister Martyne Wills of Loma Linda, Calif.

Services were held on Friday, March 23, 2012, at the 1st Church of the Nazarene in Libby.  

Arrangements were by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home & Crematory of Libby.