Bill Willis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 5, 1921

Death Date

Nov 27, 2007

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 27, 2007


Football Player

The football player Bill Willis died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame defensive lineman who gained a reputation as one of the fiercest defensive players in the NFL during the late 40’s and early 50’s. He played his entire career with the Cleveland Browns, making Pro Bowls in each of his eight NFL seasons and winning the NFL Championship in 1950.

He was raised by his mother and grandfather following the death of his father. He was married to Odessa Porter, with whom he had sons named Clement, Dan and William, Jr.

He was 86. The cause was complications of a stroke, said the current Browns franchise, the successor in Cleveland to the original Browns.