Roland Wilson



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 Forester and Bertha (Partin) Wilson in Pearl, KY, and was a 1964 graduate of Woodward High School. He served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War 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 Denny (Juanita) Wilson, and sisters-in-law, Elsie and Liza Wilson, along with many nieces and nephews and their families. Roland was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Fayette Wilson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ethel (Walter) Lambdin, Edna (Ancil) Sparks and Lily (Wayland) Lowe, Jay Davis and Steve Kukulka.

Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S Wynn Rd., Oregon on Sunday, December 22, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. Visitation will continue after the holidays on Saturday, December 28, 2013, from 10-2 p.m. in the Creech Funeral Home, 112 S. 21st Street in Middleboro, KY where the funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in the Wilson Family Cemetery in Frakes, KY. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the .

Funeral Home

Freck Funeral Chapel
1155 South Wynn Road Oregon, OH 43616
(419) 693-9304

Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 20, 2013