Brian E. Willard

October 20, 1959 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old


Brian Eisenhauer Willard, 63, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2023, at his home in Lawn, Pennsylvania.


Born October 20 1959 in Lebanon, he spent his youth in Orlando, Florida and graduated from Edgewater High School in '77.


After returning home to PA, he spent his free time coaching little league baseball and volunteering at the Hershey Legion Post 386. Brian enjoyed a long time career with HERCO: first at Hotel Hershey, ZooAmerica, then as a rides mechanic for HersheyPark and enjoyed rigging for concerts in the Giant Center/HersheyPark Stadium. When he wasn't focused on providing for his girls he was avidly rooting for the New York Jets.


Brian is survived by his wife of 37 years Julie A. (Bow) Willard; daughters Erin Renee Griffith (Zachary) and Jami Willard; siblings: Bonnie Smedley (Steve), Donna Strine, and David Willard, and his grandchildren: Gina, Janice and Gannon Griffith.


A celebration of life service will be held at Annville United Methodist Church, 1 College Avenue, Annville on October 7, 2023 at 2:00 pm.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 189, Box Elder, SD 57719.



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Celebration of Life
October 7, 2023

2:00 PM
Annville United Methodist Church
1 College Avenue
Annville, PA 17003
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