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Raymond Russell "Russ" Wilson Jr.

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Raymond Russell 'Russ' Wilson Jr. of Downingtown Raymond Russell "Russ" Wilson, Jr., 87, of Downingtown, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. He was the husband of Yvonne "Bonnie" Marks Wilson. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was the son of the late Raymond Russell and Hazel Luhr Wilson. Russ was a Purple Heart WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was an 18 wheel truck driver before becoming manager of Chalfont Gun Club. He raised pheasants for hunting and managed clay and pigeon shoots for the public. He is remembered for his quick wit, congenial personality and his love of animals and nature. In addition to his wife, Russ is survived by his children, Mary Ann Hart (Keith), Joni Sidle, Scott Douglas Wilson (Patty); brother, Robert L. Wilson, MD; grandchildren, Nicole and Joshua, five great-grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Ann Wilson. He was preceded in death by sisters, Gail Diane Boehm and Sandra Rae DiGiandomenico. Services are private with interment at Graceland Memorial Gardens, Kenilworth, N.J. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a . Online condolences may be made by visiting www.foundsfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Local on Dec. 3, 2013
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