Harold G. Wilson
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Age 81, of Canton, passed away Thursday Dec. 19, 2013 in Rose Lane Health Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1932 in Mannington, W.Va., to the late Paul A. and Zana V. (Hockenberry) Wilson. Harold was a Canton area resident since 1950 and was a Korean War Army veteran. He retired from The Timken Company in 1990 after 39 years of service and retired from Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities in 2009 after 18 years of service. Harold was a member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
He is preceded in death by one brother, Paul A. Wilson Jr.; one sister, Sarah Margaret Snodgrass. He is survived by his wife, Shirley A. (Schmalstieg) to whom he was married 61 years; two daughters and a son-in-law, Pamela and Dave Warrick of Canton, Sherry Wilson of Canton; adopted daughter, Dina Maurer of N. Canton; six grandchildren, John (Elise) Heaton Jr., Kimberly (Shane) Liebi, Tristan (William) Essex, Heidi Heaton, Jordan Rickus and Ian Maurer; nine great- grandchildren; one brother, Bill Wilson of Zanesville; one sister, Edna Butler of West Virginia.
Funeral services will be Monday Dec. 23, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home with Rev. L. Scott Bacon officiating. Entombment in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Sunday 3-5 p.m. in the funeral home. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Repository on Dec. 21, 2013