William A. Wilson

Private graveside services for William A. Wilson, 87, rural Overbrook, were held at Green Lawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, Mo.

Mr. Wilson died Friday, July 29, 2011, of old age at his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1924, in Arthur, Mo., the son of Earl and Emma Marie Vogt Wilson.

Mr. Wilson served in U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was honorably discharged. He served with the 48th Squadron, 313 Troop Carriers.

After the service, he went to work for U.S. Postal Service and retired after 30 years of service.

He married Mary Margaret Liles. She preceded him in death.

They had six sons: Lynn Wilson and infant son Jackie who preceded them in death, Bill Wilson and wife Cheryl, Vinland, Ron Wilson and wife Cassie, Whitewright, Texas, Larry Wilson and wife LaDonna, Worden, and Bob Wilson and wife Teresa, Jefferson City, Mo.; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the charity of the donor’s choice, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Deryl Wilson...

I worked with Bill at the USPS facility in Pauline, Ks. He was a kind and wonderful gentleman. I’m sure he will be missed and will be remembered forever by his coworkers.

From Robert and Hazel Meggison...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Robert and Hazel

From Lanny, Kimberly, Riley and Caroline Ahlvers...

Uncle Larry and Aunt LaDonna –

We are very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you all!!!

From Anita (Liles) Troth...

To Bill, Ron, Larry, & Bob,

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I have lots of good memories of Uncle Bill, Aunt Mag, & you boys. May peace be with your families.

Love, Anita

From Sheri Flory...

Larry & LaDonna~

Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the passing of your beloved father. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Paul & Sheri

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