OHIO — Roland Wilson, 66, of Oregon, Ohio passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Mercy-St. Vincent's Medical Center in Toledo. He was born January 31, 1947 to Forster and Bertha (Partin) Wilson in Pearl, KY and was a 1965 graduate of Woodward High School. He served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1966-1968 and was a loving husband to E. Virginia Wilson whom he married on July 25, 1968. For over 30 years, Roland worked with Chrysler at Jeep as a factory worker and was a member of the UAW Local 12. He enjoyed fishing and watching the KY Wildcats.
He is survived by his wife, E. Virginia Wilson; sisters, Mary Davis, Hazel Kukulka, Jewell (Bill) Long, Pauline (Bill) Campbell and Jean Mills; brothers, Albert Wilson, Leland Wilson and Dennie (Juanita) Wilson and sisters-in-law, Elsie and Eliza Wilson along with many nieces and nephews and their families. Roland was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Fayette Wilson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ethel (Walter) Lambdin, Edna (Ancil) Sparks and Lillie (Wayland) Lowe, Jay Davis and Steve Kukulka.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013, at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Wilson Family Cemetery.
The Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December, 28, 2013, at the Creech Funeral Home.
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Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.