Arthur Abraham Willis Jr., 86, of El Centro passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Art was born on January 17, 1930 in Stinnett, TX. Art was an Eagle Scout, a retired Navy CDR, P2V POC and an Instructor. He was the owner of San Diego Aviation and also an Aircraft Recovery Expert for Mexico. He was a Grandfather, Husband, Dad and a phenomenal raconteur. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Willis. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Willis; his sons, Kip Willis, Mark Willis, Jerry Rubin and Carl Rubin; his daughters, Cathy Willis, Shirley Willis, Leslie Ortego and Elizabeth Lopez; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held in San Diego at a later date.