Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Creed Wilson Obituary

Creed Wilson
Parkersburg News
Saturday, April 10, 1943

Creed Wilson, 77, a prominent farmer of Ritchie county, died Thursday afternoon at his home at Toll Gate after an illness of several months. Born near Pennsboro May 9, 1865, he was the son of the late John Marshall Wilson. After graduating from the former Glenville Normal school about 55 years ago, he completed the law course in West Virginia university and was admitted to the bar. However, he devoted much time to agriculture and never practiced law. He also taught in public schools.
Surviving are three sons, William Wilson, of Carbondale, Ill., Brooks Wilson of Pennsboro, and Barr Wilson, who is in the army. His brother, Mayor Ben Wilson, of Pennsboro, is the last surviving member of a family of twelve children. Mrs. Allie Barr (Broadwater) Wilson, his wife, died several years ago. Step children are Frank Broadwater and Fred Broadwater of Parkersburg, and Miss Ramona Broadwater, of Toll Gate.

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