Wilson Carper Prillaman, Jr. 71 of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on Wednesday, May 14, 1941 in Martinsville, a son of Essie O'Bryan Prillaman of Bedford, who survives and the late Wilson Carper Prillaman, Sr. He was a retired employee of Rubatex and was a member of the American Legion and VFW
Post # 2157. He was also a member of Longwood Avenue Baptist Church and a veteran of the Army
Air Corp. having served in Vietnam. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Anh Ngoc Prillaman two daughters, Robin Prillaman Gibson and husband, Donnie of Quarryville, PA, Jacqueline Prillaman Mix and husband, Bill of Merryville, PA; three grandchildren, Matthew, Angela and Katrina Gibson; a step-grandson, Jeremy Gibson; a sister, Rosemary Carolyn Prillaman of Burke; a brother, Jerry Lee Prillaman of Bedford. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Longwood Avenue Baptist Church, 1304 Longwood Avenue, Bedford, VA 24523. Funeral services were held at the graveside at Franklin/Clearview Cemetery, Rocky Mount on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at 2 pm. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.