Donald Walter Wilmot, age 87 and a World War II Veteran, went home to our Lord on Thursday, March 21, 2013. He and his wife, June, resided in Bullhead City for over 30 years.
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Don was born February 22, 1926. He was the youngest of three boys born to George Wilmot and his mother, Pauline, in Los Angeles, Calif.
On March 27, 1944 , at the age of 18, Don enlisted in the Navy. He served on the aircraft carrier, USS Steamer Bay, as a Coxswain in World War II where he was awarded seven medals. Don owned his own excavating business and worked as a boiler maker for many years.
Don is survived by his wife, June; two sons, Larry (Sheri), and Rod Wilmot; seven granddaughters; 13 great-grandchildren; two nephews, Kenny and Greg Wilmot; and niece, Gail Scott.
He will be missed and in our hearts always.
Please join us for a celebration of Don's life at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Riverview RV Resort, 2020 Ramar Rd., Pro Shop Lounge, Bullhead City, Ariz.
Published in Mohave Daily News Online from Mar. 28 to Apr. 4, 2013