Our Dad, Roy Orville Wills, passed away peacefully in his home on October 30, 2020 at the
age of 85. Born December 19, 1934 in Missoula to Roy R. and Beulah Wills, he was raised and
lived his entire life in the Potomac Valley.
His early life was spent working on the family ranch. As a young man he began logging,
eventually starting his own company, EZ Logging. The woods were Dad’s passion. Throughout
his life, even into his retirement years, you could find him with a chainsaw in hand, cutting
firewood and cleaning up the land. He taught his children the meaning of hard work and the
rewards that come with it.
Dad treated everyone he met with kindness, compassion and respect. He was always ready
to help anyone in need. He was a gentle spirit, never one to complain and he never said no to
Dad will be greatly missed, but we take comfort in knowing that he is with Jesus and we will
Dad was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Dorothy Schultz. He is survived by
his brother William Wills (Norma) Clinton; His six children, Victoria Godkin (Frank) Juneau, AK;
Brandy Hamilton, Missoula; Royce Conlon (Jim) Fairbanks, AK; Roy G. Wills (Angie) Fairbanks,
AK; Jennifer Wills, Bozeman; Jason Wills (Amber) Missoula. Also 17 grandchildren and 13 great
The family has decided to wait until spring to have a celebration of his life, which will be held
at Potomac Bible Church.