Willie served in the United States Army for over 20 years, and served on the Northampton County Board of Supervisors for 4 years. He has also served on the Virginia State University Board of Visitors as the Vice Rector, Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, President of the Melfa Rotary Club and is currently a member of the Onancock Rotary Club. He was a commissioner the Accomack/Northampton Planning and Transportation Commissions, President of the Eastern Shore United Way, Chairman of the Board of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, and President of Cape Charles Accomac Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi to name just a few of the community organizations he’s worked with over the years.
Upon graduating from Virginia State University, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army, serving in the Persian Gulf War. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for service in a combat zone and retired as a Major in 1996. He and his wife Shirley, an anesthesiologist and Pain Management Physician, moved to Virginia's Eastern Shore upon his retirement from the United States Army. They have one son, Xavier, and a grandson Ashton.
House District 100Secretary Clinton won this district by 2 percent of the vote. The 100th encompasses parts of Accomack County, Norfolk City, and Northampton County, and is currently represented by Rob Bloxom (R).
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