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George Rolland Wilson

Battle Creek

George Rolland Wilson, 83, of Battle Creek, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 9, 2015. He was born on May 3, 1931, the son of George A. Wilson and Viola (McCrumb) Wilson.

George worked at Post for many years until his retirement. He owned his own business, Wilson Rentals. He was a skilled carpenter and built many houses. He was actively involved in serving the Battle Creek Friends Church, from helping to build the church to teaching Sunday school and everything in between. He was past president of the Emmett Township Business Association and a member of the Battle Creek Rental Property Association.

George is survived by his wife of 65 years - Louise (Cowles) Wilson of Battle Creek, Michigan; two daughters, Beth (George) Dunlap of Battle Creek, MI, and Penny (Scott) Hadley of Battle Creek, MI; five grandchildren, Rebecca (Dennis) Spenelli, April Wilson, Michael Wabindato, Crystal Wabindato, and Candi (Malcolm) Cole; great grandchildren, Anthony, Ethan, Abby Spenelli; and a host of other great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Norman, Dale, and Norma; sons, George R. Wilson and Ryan B. Wilson, and a grandchild, William A. Dunlap.

George loved to work with his hands, craft custom woodworks, build things, and collect. In their younger days, he and his wife enjoyed Canoe trips with the church and being out in nature. George had a big heart filled with love for his family and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

A funeral service will be held at Battle Creek Friends Church, 1305 Olive Street on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Kelly Hadlich officiating.

Interment will take place in Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial tributes may be made to Battle Creek Friends Church.

Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service.   269-788-9800     www.baxterfuneral.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2015
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