June 24, 2021
Thomas Howard Willett, 76, of Liberty, Mo., died May 24, 2021, at the Liberty Health and Wellness from natural causes.
Tom was born in Inglewood, Calif., on Feb. 4, 1945. His lived in Nebraska during is early childhood before moving to Grand Junction, Colo. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in 1966 and finished a two year master’s degree program in just one year of study, completing it in 1067. He earned his PhD in communication studies at the University of Missouri in 1976. He had a long and celebrated career as a professor of communications at William Jewell College where he made...