James C. Willoughby, 66, of 1317A South Williams Circle, Elizabeth City, NC went to be with his father in heaven on March 11, 2019. He kept busy with family and lots of friends, would give you the shirt off his back, and was always glad to be of service to anyone in need.
He is survived by his brother, Ronald T. Willoughby (Wendi) of Kill Devil Hills; two sisters, Donna W. Jennings and Susan L. Willoughby, both of Elizabeth City. He was predeceased by his father, Thurman E. Willoughby, mother Geneva M. Willoughby, and brother, Keith B. Willoughby.
He is also survived by a very special niece, Yoni L. Jennings, three wonderful nephews, Keith B. Willoughby, Jr., Eric M. Willoughby (Daphne), and Jesse W. Willoughby, and two young men who were like sons to him, Branson Atkins and Brock Atkins of Elizabeth City. He also leaves behind several great nieces and nephews and extended family, Ruby Settle (Malcolm) of Chesapeake, VA.
There will be a celebration of life at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Cosmopolitan Club, Elizabeth City, NC. Please come and join us and celebrate his wonderful life.
Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Willoughby family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com .