Royce Elliott Wilson Sr.

Royce Elliott Wilson Sr., 88, of Fisherville, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Thompson-Hood VA Center in Wilmore.

He was born Aug. 15, 1924. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of Southeast Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Golda Embry Wilson; and a brother, Montell Wilson.

Survivors include one son, Royce Wilson Jr., of Jacksonville, Fla.; three daughters, Barbara Goulet of Ramona, Calif., Valerie McDonald of Louisville and Shay Daugherty of Carmel, Ind.; two brothers, Lee Bannon Wilson of Caneyville and Randall Wilson of LaGrange; two sisters, Charlene Embry of Louisville and Martine Cooper of Leitchfield; several nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral is at 1 p.m. CST Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Watkins-Oller Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Pastor Cameron McDonald officiating. Burial follows in Neafus Cemetery in Caneyville.

Visitation begins at noon CST Wednesday at the funeral home.
Published in The News-Enterprise on Nov. 13, 2012