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Donald Wilson


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Donald Wilson Obituary
10/22/1929 - 7/25/2018Donald Charles Wilson, 88 of Long Beach, formerly of Rochester New York, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 10:35 AM in the arms of his family. Don was born October 22, 1929 in Rochester New York to Charles and Genevieve Wilson.He graduated from Jefferson high school in 1948, then attended Robert Wesleyan College. Don served in the Navy during the Korean War. He married Betty Botts In 1952. They moved to California and Don became a Los Angeles County Fire Fighter.Don enjoyed a busy active life. He loved sailing and was very involved with his friends at the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club. He also was a volunteer for 20 years at the VA Hospital in Long Beach. He enjoyed playing golf every week. Don loved spending time with his dogs and family most of all.He is survived by his wife Betty of 66 years, Daughter Linda Fleischmann, Son Brad Wilson, Sister Sheila Cather, Grandchildren Lindsay Villarreal and Matthew Fleischmann. Great grandson Max Villarreal.Please sign the guestbook at presstelegram.com.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Aug. 9, 2018
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