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Dripping Springs, TX 78620
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Kenneth V. Wilson

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Kenneth V. Wilson Obituary
Kenneth V. Wilson Kenneth V. Wilson passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 8, 2013 at his home in Dripping Springs. He was 84 years old. He was born July 16, 1928 in Old Hickory, TN to Cordell and Daisy Vaughn Wilson. He served in the navy in the South Pacific and as a Corpsman in Bethesda. He was a pioneer in the fitness equipment business & had sold the popular Exercyle® since the 1950s. Ministering to people's fitness and quality of life was his lifelong passion, and he made an indelible impression on all those with whom he came in contact. He and his wife, Nancy, were co-owners of fitness equipment stores in Austin and San Antonio. Along with his wife Nancy, Ken is survived by sons Michael (Micheko) of Charlottesville, VA, Patrick (Dale) of San Antonio, Chris (Beth) of Elm Grove, WI, Tom (Jackie) of Houston and daughter Suzi Bayer (Randy) of Cypress, TX. He is also survived by grandsons William Yeakley of Magnolia, Texas, and Kyle, Matt and Jamie Wilson of Elm Grove, WI., and his great-grandsons Michael and Kenneth Yeakley. He is further survived by his mother-in-law Margaret Huber and brothers Ron, Lawrence, and Tony Wilson along with sister Charlotte (Dewain) Tennant. Ken was preceded in death by his first wife Teresa Boensch Wilson and his second wife, Micki Gryder Wilson, his brother, David and infant daughter Elizabeth. Memorial Service on Saturday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. at the family home in Dripping Springs. Memorials may be sent to a .


Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 20, 2013
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