Calvin Nathaniel Willis, Sr., 56, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022. He was born in Roanoke, VA on September 12, 1965 a son of the late Pauline Willis Stover. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Eric Stover. He was employed at U.S. Pipe and formerly worked for Winoa USA (Wheelabrator Abrasives) for 20 years. Calvin loved his children beyond measure and enjoyed taking them to the creek and doing everything with his family. Calvin is survived by his wife, Ashley Manley Willis; his children, Calvin Nathaniel “C.J.” Willis, Jr., Wesley Walker Willis, Hudson Robert Willis, Ashlin Dianne Willis; step-children, Angel Santillanes (Nick), Teressa “T.T.” Foxx (Tez), Taft Sheppard, Jr.; step-grandchildren, Makayla “Bugg” Bannister, Zari Harrington, Maddox Sheppard, LaMarius “Mari” Foxx, Anarriya “Narri” Foxx, Jhatez Foxx, TyShaun Foxx, KyLayesha Foxx; sister, Donna Stover Collins (Chad); brothers, Darrell Willis, Vernon Stover; and numerous nieces and nephews whom he considered his own. A Celebration of Life/Cookout will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 11, 2022 at Liberty Lake Park (Hilltop Pavilion). In lieu of flowers please consider sponsoring a local youth to be able to play a sport or attend a sports camp. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.