Billy D. Wilson passed away on May 10th, 2010 at Penrose Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Billy was born on March 25th, 1930 to Paul and Juanita Wilson in Springfield, Ohio. Billy graduated from New Moorefield High School. Billy married Elaine on February 16th, 2008. Billy was previously married to Helga M. Wilson for 53 years. Billy also served in and retired from the US Army. He served in Korea, Vietnam and Germany. He was awarded several medals including The Bronze Star and The Army Comendation Medal. Billy was preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara and Sherrie and his stepson, Dwight. Billy is survived by wife, Elaine; sisters, Janice and Jean; son, Carl Wilson; daughter, Patricia Wilson, step children, John (Mary), Fern(Eric), Allan (Loni) as well as five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Billy was the kindest and most loving best friend and husband. We all lost a special person who touched the lives of many. Billy will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. A Visitation will be held on Friday, May 14th, 2010 from 5pm - 7pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 10:00am with burial to follow. All will be held at Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home. For more information please visit www.memorialgardensfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Gazette from May 13 to May 14, 2010