DENNIS WILLSON Charles Dennis Willson, former owner of BOW River Resort and Mobile Home Park, died in his home Monday evening. He was 73. A native of Utah, he was raised in California and had lived in Tehama County for thirty-two years. He was chairman of the board of BOW Corporation. He was a past member of Red Bluff Elks Lodge and three time president of Wilcox Golf course. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Edith "Edie" O'Neil, Red Bluff; three sons, Steven Willson, San Jose; Scott (Bonnie) Willson, Rancho Cordova, and Eric (Melissa) Willson, Chico; one granddaughter, Lilianna Willson, Chico; and three sisters, Barbara (Donald) Willson-Marsinkavage, Milpitas, Charlotte Willson, San Jose, and Rebecca (Gary) Willson Bovee, Red Bluff; two brothers, Robert (Chris) Tannehill and Danny (Dotty) Tannehill of Red Bluff; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also, surviving him is one uncle, Bill Alexander of Sutter, and two aunts, Alma Alexander and June Battin of Yuba City. Dennis was preceded in death by his father Harold "Bus" Willson; mother, Mary "Marie" Alexander Willson Barnes; brother, William Willson; and sister, Janet Willson Ramirez. Services to be conducted Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Chapel of the Flowers, Red Bluff, at two o'clock. Contributions preferred to the or .

Published in Daily News on Sept. 28, 2013