December 20, 2015
5:00pm - 7:00pm
December 20, 2015
- 7:00 PM
December 21, 2015
- 11:00 AM
Bradley Wilson Willison, 64, Hillsboro, ND, died Tuesday, December 15th 2015, surrounded by his loving family, at Sanford Health Hospital, Fargo, ND.
He was born in Fargo, ND, on June 3rd 1951 to George (Clint) and Eleanor (Wilson) Willison. He was baptized and confirmed at Wesley Methodist Church. He attended Bohnsack elementary and graduated high school from Fargo North High in 1970.
On October 22nd 1976, he married Barbara Jo Hamre, in Sisseton, South Dakota. After marriage they moved south of Hillsboro, where they raised their four children.
After graduation, he started working for Bertsch Trucking, where he accomplished traveling the lower 48 states. After leaving Bertsch Trucking, he decided he wanted to stay local. Then he started working for KRS Trucking during the summer time, and then in the winter months he would work for Transystems as a truck driver and a pay loader operator.
Brads passions in life were his children and grandchildren. He loved to go fishing and hunting with his kids, grandkids and friends, they enjoyed many adventures together. But his biggest passion was spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed raising livestock, camping, gardening, and auctioning.
He survived by his wife (Barb) of 39 years of marriage. Children, Jennifer Willison (Gene) of Hillsboro, ND, April Willison (David) of Bismarck, ND, Andy Willison of Newtown, ND Jon Willison of Newtown, ND. Grandchildren, Brice, Preston, McKenzie, and Landon. Siblings, Cordy (Peggy) Willison of Ada, MN, Shari (Harold) Twitero of Auduon, MN, Paul (Kathy)Willison of Hillsboro, Lance (Denise) of Eagle Butte, SD. Mother law Beverly Hamre and brothers in-law Steve and Joel and sisters in-law Paula and Patti. Also many nieces and nephews.
Brad was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law Warren Hamre, Brother-in-law Dwight Azure.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, December 21, 2015 at Hillsboro United Parish with a visitation one-hour prior.
Visitation will be 5:00pm to 7:00pm with a 7:00pm Prayer Service Sunday, at Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro.