Wed., July 13, 1983
Okey Wilson, 64, of Richmond RD 1 died Tuesday at home following a long illness.
A World War II Army veteran, Mr. Wilson was born April 15, 1919,in Leroy, W. Va., a son of Ira Wilson and Lulu Sanders Wilson.
He retired as a carpenter, after 27 years with Local 186 in Steubenville.
Mr. Wilson was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church and American Legion Post 86.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Catherine Haynes Wilson, whom he married Aug. 29, 1953,survivors include three daughters, Mrs. George (Pat) Scott and Mrs. Richard (Virginia) Stimpert of Toronto, and Mrs. David (Darlene) Dees of New Cumberland; four sons, David Wilson and Robert Stewart, both of Houston, Texas, and James Wilson at home and Larry Wilson of Bloomingdale; five sisters, Mrs. Homer (Celeste) Nutter of Wyoming, Mrs. Jesse (Betty ) Turner of Florida, Mrs. Richard (Mary) Meredith of Parkersburg, W.VA., Mrs. Jesse (Cora) Males and Mrs. Joseph (Lucille ) Calhoon, both of Stasconset, Mass.; a brother, Rosco Wilson of Chester; 17 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
A Mass of Christian Burial is to be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. John Fisher Catholic Church by Fr. Michael Gromezewiski and Fr. Kenneth Uram.
Burial is to be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Steubenville.
Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 and Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Everhart Funeral Home in Richmond.