William “Willie” Marvin Wilson, Jay resident, died Friday evening April 30, 2010 at the age of 88.
He was born on April 5, 1922 in Eucha, Oklahoma to his parents, Harvey and Ollie (Tanner) Wilson. Willie attended Eucha schools before going off to serve his country in the US Navy during WWII. After serving his country, Willie learned the welding trade and worked for many different petroleum companies as a welder. Willie enjoyed fishing, cooking and was also a member of the Moose Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Roy; sisters, Mae, Elda, Annalee, Bertrude, Mary, and Dorothy.
Willie leaves many loving memories with his family, special friend, Billie Johnson; and his brother, Bobby Wilson and wife Dovie, as well as many other loving relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday May 4, 2010 at the Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home of Jay. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at the Round Springs Church in Eucha with Reverend Johnny Summerfield officiating. Dwain Baker will sing the music selections, “Amazing Grace” and “Where the Soul Never Dies”.
Casket bearers were James Dunham, Jackie Dunham, Cody Fisher, Mark Dunham, Greg Wilson, and Steve Wilson.
Honorary bearers were Jimmy Dunham and Woody Wilson. Interment followed at the Round Springs Cemetery. Military honors were provided by the Grove Veterans Ritual Team.
Services were entrusted to Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home of Jay.
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