Prestonsburg councilman and community leader Don Willis dies

Don Willis
Don Willis

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — The city of Prestonsburg is mourning the loss of a longtime city leader.

Don Willis, a city councilman for 16 years and member of the Mountain Arts Center Board of Directors, died on Sunday.

Willis was an active member of the community, acting as an ambassador for Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, serving as president of Prestonsburg Little League for many years, supporting Prestonsburg High School athletics in a number of roles, and often portraying Santa Claus during the Christmas season.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at Community United Methodist Church, in Prestonsburg.

Don Willis was 62 years old.