Virgil L. Wilson age 74 of Nevada passed away at his home. A gathering of friends and family will be 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wed. February 12, at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care 414 Lincoln Way in Ames with a 7:00 p.m. memorial service Thursday Feb 13 at New Life Church 3505 South Duff Ave. Burial will be at Winterset Cemetery at a later date.
Virgil was born September 11, 1939 in Winterset, Iowa the son of Dempsey and Blanche Wilson. He graduated from Winterset High School and enlisted to US Marines. He lived in Des Moines, Fort Dodge, and moved to Ames he was in sales for Nabisco until he retired. He then worked at Technical Services here in Ames. He was a member of Moose Lodge #520 and the Ames American Legion Post # 37. He enjoyed golfing and music.
He is survived by his sons, Mark and his wife Christina Wilson and Russell Wilson longtime companion, Kathy Kempen.
Virgil was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Wilson, sisters, Mildred Cleland and Fern Downard.
On line condolences may be directed to: www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 11, 2014
Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care
414 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50010