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Quincey Wills

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at First Baptist Church for Quincey Kincaid Matthew Wills of Artesia.

Wills, 24, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at his home in Artesia.

Pastor Ty Bean will officiate the services, with interment to follow at Twin Oaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Roper Brewer, Joe Bogle, Jake Matthews, Dillon Fuqua, Edgar Tarango, Jody Jackson, Zachary Garcia and Blaise Milligan.

Visitation will be held from noon – 8 p.m. Wednesday at Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Quincey was born Oct. 28, 1993, in Brenham, Texas, to Clint and Leslie (Smith) Wills.

He was a horseman, cowboy, team roper and bullfighter. He was a hard worker and started building barns and dairies with his grandad at the age of 13. By the age of 17, he was working full-time as a welder. Quincey enjoyed hanging out with his friends, hunting, fishing, roping, and helping run the family cattle company.

Survivors include his mother, Leslie Wills, and Kelvin Mendenhall of Lovington; father Clint Wills and Laura Wills of Artesia; grandfather Harvey Smith of Artesia; grandmother Jackie Morgan of Artesia; great-grandmother Pat Porter of Artesia; sister Mackayla Mcrae and Edgar Tarango of Lovington; brother Tanner Mcrae of Artesia; great-grandmother Reta Wills of Hico, Texas; step-grandparents Stanley and Chris Stevens of Deming; stepbrother Zachary Garcia and stepsister Karsten Garcia of Las Cruces; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by grandmother Meann Smith; grandmother Therese Bates Sternadel; grandfather Ed Sternadel; great-grandfather Bill Porter; grandfather George Wills; great-grandfather Gauvayne Wills; great-grandmother Lee Creager; and great-grandparents Ed Sternadel Sr. and Teletha Sternadel.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.