James "Buddy" Wills 77, of Acworth, died Thursday, February 2, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Saturday morning in the chapel of Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. Stacy Nicholson officiating. Burial will follow in the Liberty Hill Cemetery. Mr. Wills served his country in the US Army. He retired from Barge & Company where he worked as a construction foreman for most of his life. After retiring he went on to work at Wal-Mart. He was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Acworth, GA and was a member of Atlanta Carpenters Local 225 Union for over 50 years. James was preceded in death by his daughter, Regina Wills Babb and his sister, Gennene West. He is survived by his wife, Elby Ann Payne Wills of Acworth; daughters, Sandra Hartman of Kennesaw and Cathy Grizzle of Dallas; son, Emmitt Wills of Brunswick, GA; brothers, Marion Wills of Smyrna and Alvin Wills of Acworth; 7 Grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Friday at Collins Funeral Home 4947 North Main St. Acworth, GA 30101 770-974-3133.