Donald R. Wilson


Donald R. Wilson, 78, of Farmington, passed away Monday (May 2, 2016) at his residence.
He was born in Lumberport on Nov. 25, 1937, a son of the late Willie Earl and Alice Virginia Martin Wilson.
Surviving are one brother, Earl Howard Wilson of Farmington; one sister, Phyllis Irene Ellison and her husband Bill of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; nieces and nephews, Earl Howard Wilson Jr. and his wife Doris, Tammy Bock and her husband Billy, Ann Frances Rapier and her husband Anthony and Christina Olcott; and one aunt, Loraine Basnett of Idamay.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Judith Ann Wilson in infancy.
Donald was a veteran, having served with the U.S. Navy. He was a salesman and bookkeeper, having worked for Alasky's Furniture in Farmington and Hundred Auto. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of Teverbaugh United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with Pastor Dan Blake officiating. Interment will be in Lions Club Cemetery at Lumberport, where full military honors will be accorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520 or
Condolences may be extended to the family at Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wilson family.
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Published on May 4, 2016
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