Former Marmaduke baseball coach Larry Willis passes away

Former Marmaduke baseball coach Larry Willis passes away
Larry Willis coached at Lafe & Marmaduke from 1978 until 2015. (Source: KAIT)

MARMADUKE, Ark. (KAIT) - A coaching great in Northeast Arkansas passed away.

Former Marmaduke baseball coach Larry Willis died Friday afternoon. He’s 4th in Arkansas high school history with 423 victories. He roamed the dugout in Lafe then the Greyhounds from 1978 until 2015. Willis led Marmaduke to the 2008 3A State Championship Game, their first Fayetteville appearance in program history.

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