|Birth: ||Dec. 24, 1925|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 2006|
Carthol Boyd Wilson, 80, died at 7:14 a.m. Saturday (December 2, 2006) Gridley, McLean Co., Illinois.
He was born December 24, 1925, in Russell Springs, Russell Co., Kentucky, the son of Roscoe and Zona Elizabeth Wade Wilson. He married Ruth Ann Herrington on June 8, 1952, in Bloomington, Illinois. She survives.
Also surviving are six children, Julie Swope, Bruce Allan (Cyndi) Wilson, Laurie (Scott) Herlickman, Brian (Sue) Wilson, Megan (Paul) Thimming and Stephen Wilson, one brother, John Wilson, six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two sisters.
He was a member of the First United Church of Gridley, the Gridley Community Club, and the Gridley American Legion Post 218. He was also a volunteer at the Spare and Share.
He was employed as a switchman for General Telephone Co and retired in 1990.
Mr. Wilson was a World War II Navy veteran serving in the South Pacific. He was a graduate of Chenoa High School and the General Telephone Accelerated Education courses.
Pantagraph, The Bloomington, IL) - Monday, December 4, 2006
Roscoe Wilson (1888 - 1966)
Zona Elizabeth Wade Wilson (1893 - 1986)
Ruth Ann Herrington Wilson (1930 - 2014)*
Lois Wade Carlson (1914 - 2004)*
Quentin Pershing Wilson (1918 - 1999)*
Carthol Boyd Wilson (1925 - 2006)
S3 US NAVY
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Dec 11, 2006
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