Willis Andy Friend, 91, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Washington Regional Medical Center.

He was born May 27, 1928, in Newton County, to Wesley Friend and Rebecca Collins-Friend.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Willis Mark Friend; one brother; and five sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Wanda Lee Cook-Friend of the home; two daughters, Melissa Smith of Fayetteville and Teressa Friend of Huntsville; son, Marty Joe Friend of Paris, Ark.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren

A visitation was held on  Monday, Nov. 25, at Crystal Hills Family Fellowship Church in Elkins.

Funeral service were held on Tuesday, with Pastor Jasper Hankins officiating.

 Burial followed at McCord Cemetery.

Funeral services are under the direction of Elkins Funeral and Cremation Services.

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