In Loving

Michael Scott Wills

Sep 26, 1958 – Feb 13, 2016

Michael Scott Wills of Mineral, VA, age 57, passed away at Martha Jefferson Hospital on Feb. 13, 2016 after a short battle with cancer.He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Malcolm Wills and Mrs. Rita H. Wills all of Madison Heights, VA. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 28 years Sharon W. Wills, daughter, Mary Michael W. Cantrell and husband Kendall, son, Cameron S. Wills and grandson, Thomas K. Cantrell. He is also survived by his sister, Sheila M. Wills, of Madison Heights, VA and his uncle Raymond P. Wills of Winchester, VA.Mike was born in Lynchburg, VA on Sept. 26, 1958 and graduated from Amherst County High School. While working on his degree at Lynchburg College, he served as a relief house parent at the Presbyterian Home in Lynchburg, in-school suspension teacher and coach at E.C. Glass and Amherst High School. After graduating from LC in 1985, he began his career at E. C. Glass teaching social studies and coaching volleyball, wrestling and softball. Later he took a graduate assistantship at Lynchburg College as asst. track coach and completed his Masters in Administration. Over the past 30 years he has served as assistant principal at Nelson County High School, principal of Craig County High School, Appomattox County High School, Louisa County High School, Randolph Henry High School and finally ended his career doing a job he always wanted to try as athletic director at Culpeper County High School. He spent his life in service to the youth he loved.Elon Presbyterian was Mike’s church home. Many of his friends remember him as a master storyteller and prankster. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and family especially at the family farm in Elon.Visitation will be held on Wed., Feb. 17, 2016 at Woodward Funeral Home in Louisa from 6 to 8 pm.A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 2PM in New Life Community Church in Louisa.In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Michael S. Wills Scholarship Fund at Culpeper High School, 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA 22701.