LINGLEVILLE - William L. Wilson, 88, died Friday, October 22, 2010, in Comanche.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Lingleville Baptist Church with Dr. William Michael Wilson, Pat Wilson and Joel Sanders officiating. Interment will follow at the Wilson Family Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Stephenville Funeral Home.
William was born on April 30, 1922 in Muldrow, Oklahoma to the late William and Sarah Butcher Wilson. He married Willie Lee Thomason on July 11, 1944 in Henryetta, Ok. William served during WWII in the Coast Guard. William lived in Midland from 1956 until he moved to Stephenville in 2004. While in Midland, he owned B&W Body Shop for over 30 years before retiring. William was a member of the Lingleville Baptist Church, and served as a deacon for over 50 years in the Baptist Church
He is survived by his wife, Willie Wilson; sons, William Michael Wilson and wife Olivia of Weatherford, and Ronald Patrick Wilson and wife Tracey of Lingleville; grandchildren, Mark Andrew Wilson and wife Amy of Denver, Co, Matthew Aaron Wilson and wife Cathy of Ft. Worth, Sarah Elizabeth Turner and husband Branson of Los Angeles, Candace Michelle McIlvain and husband Keith of De Leon, Joshua Shane Wilson of Stephenville, Jessica Rae VanOsdell and husband Jason of Mansfield, Justin Dale Wilson and wife Lauren of Lingleville, Jason Patrick Wilson and wife Tashli of Stephenville; great-grandchildren, Amelia, Harper, Ruby, Kendall, Kamryn, Kreede, Kallen, Karahli; sister, Ruby Allen and husband David of Midwest City, OK.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna and Geneva; and two brothers, Ronald and Hughes.
Memorials may be made to the Lingleville Baptist Church Food Pantry or Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary P.O. Box 22000 Fort Worth, Texas 76122 for Student Scholarships.
Online condolences may be made at www.stephenvillefh.com.