|Willie Pete sounds unpleasant, but then he is a character 'writ large', and exaggerated for comedic effect. I was a bit surprised that more wasn't made of the irony of his death, choking to death on a fish bone, when the funeral eulogy reveals that about the only thing he did like was fish.
I noticed a couple of typos: " As a youngin, Willie's mother, Mrs Emmeline Pete, would encourage him to 'go and play outside'Â " I'm sure that A with a hat has a name, though I couldn't say what it is, but I don't think it should be there anyway.
" Well, it came to pass one day that old Willie Pete did too," should that be old Willie Pete died?
My poor old eyes had to squint at the very small font, making it larger might encourage more readers?
Overall, I enjoyed reading about Willie Pete, despite his misery gut attitude, This is well written, and I could easily imagine it being read aloud to great effect.