Bishop Willis Passes
February 23, 2009 at 5:19 AM (PT)
Longtime broadcast owner BISHOP LEVI WILLIS SR.. died FRIDAY morning FEBRUARY 20th in NORFOLK, VA. BISHOP WILLIS also pastored the GARDEN OF PRAYER WORSHIP CENTER. in NORFOLK.
WILLIS became a local, and eventually , a national leader with the CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST which served the TIDEWATER area of VIRGINIA. He began acquiring broadcast properties in the late 60's. WILLIS' radio ownership eventually expanded to nearly two dozen stations. So did his political influence. WILLIS was 79.
Funeral arrangements are still pending.