Peter William Willingham

September 30, 1948 - July 27, 2019

Peter William Willingham, 70, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2009, formerly of Jackson, MI, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Fort Myers, FL. He was born September 30, 1948 in Ypsilanti, MI to Charles and Jeanette Willingham, now deceased.

Peter grew up in Okemos, Michigan and became an avid wrestler for Okemos High School. His team won state championship for 3 years in a row and he has recently been inducted into the Okemos Hall of Fame. After high school he attended Michigan State University and became a loyal fan. Pete was a successful man in several entrepreneurships, including top salesman in various publications, real estate, network marketing and teaching Dale Carnegie sales classes.

Because of Pete’s strong faith in Christ and unyielding belief in others, he influenced and reached hundreds of people for Christ. Pete will be forever known for his affection, love and kindness to everyone he met. His smile, laughter and sense of humor will truly be missed.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Marty Willingham of Cape Coral, FL; two siblings, Douglas Willingham (Karolyn) of North Fort Myers, FL, and Janet Oesterle (Brian) of Mason, MI; eight nieces and nephews, Carolyn, Jonathan (Sharlynn), Kristin (David), Jennifer (Cliff), Heather, Sandi (Mike), David (Megan) and Megan (Carlos); as well as many special friends.

Memorial Services will be held 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Alaiedon Township Hall, 2021 West Holt Road, Mason, MI 48854.

Memorial Services will be held in Florida at a later date. Details to be announced via

Monetary Contributions in memory of Peter William Willingham are suggested to assist his family with funeral expenses. Please make checks payable to Marty Willingham and mail to: Mullins Memorial, 1056 NE 7th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Jessica Youness Sep 27, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Our deepest sympathies to you and your family…
    I remember meeting Pete 40 years ago at work,
    he was such a fun loving guy and his laugh made
    you laugh…
    Please know we are thinking of you~
    Jessica Youness and Family

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