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Celebrating the life of..... Willie Albert Shavis



April 3, 1939 - August 27, 2020


Internment Service: Saturday, September 26, 2020

10:00 am

Thomasville City Cemetery

205 Memorial Park Avenue

Thomasville, NC 27360

Willie Albert Shavis was born on April 3, 1939 in Thomasville, North Carolina to the late Alphonso Burton and Gussie Shavis. He departed this earthly life on August 27, 2020 in Bronx, New York.


Willie was a graduated of Church Street School with the class of 1957. He was an avid fan of drag racing. He enjoyed traveling and talking on his CD radio. His was formally employed with Thomasville Furniture Industries. He was also a loyal member of Masonic Lodge of St. Paul 103.


Willis was proceeded in death by his parents, wife, Pauline Shavis; his daughter, Bridgett Worthy; four brothers, Arnold, Jackie, James and Stephen; one sister, Janette.


Willie leaves to cherish his memories to his four brothers; six sisters and a host of other relatives and friends.