Lucas Paul Willey, 7 days old, of Fuquay-Varina passed away in his parents’ arm Saturday, September 13, 2014 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill at 2:07 PM. He was diagnosed with a PC enzyme deficiency. He left footprints on all our hearts in his short 7 days of life and will be forever loved. He was our little fighter and gave it his all, but is now an angel of Heaven. Lucas was preceded in death by his great grandmother, Laurie J. Barbour, great grandparents, Jessie and Margie Thomas and great grandfather, Gerald Hobbs.
Lucas is survived by his parents Allison and Shawn Willey of Fuquay Varina, grandparents, Emery and Cathy Hobbs of Bunnlevel, Otto and Kelly Smith of Fuquay Varina, Darrel and Megan Willey of Ohio and Alice Hill of Ohio, great grandmother, Annie Rose Hobbs of Bunnlevel, great grandfather, David R. Barbour of Beaufort, great grandparents, Gail and Bob Kelley of Florida and Les and Sue Hill of Ohio.
Funeral service will be 12:00 PM Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Antioch PFWB in Erwin, NC with Rev. Wesley Hamilton and Rev. Buster West officiating. Burial will follow in Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Fuquay Varina. The family will receive friends Saturday at the church from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to Ronald McDonald House, 101 Old Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27517 or Mitochondria Research Society, PO Box 1952, Buffalo, NY 14221-1952.
Arrangements by O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory, Lillington. Online condolences at www.op pfh.com