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Obituaries

May 6, 2013

Donald R Wilson

Athens — Athens – Memorial services will be held at a later date for Donald R Wilson, 68 of Athens.

Mr. Wilson passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in Athens.

Donald was born Aug. 12, 1944 in Springfield, Mo., the son of Nordene and Kathleen Monsche Wilson. He was an avid race car builder, and loved racing cars at Cedar Creek Dragway.  Donald was Automotive Service Manager for many years for John Glatt Ford and McGilvray Ford. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Donald was a loving son, father, brother and grandfather.  He will be missed by all he knew and loved.

Donald was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his loving mother, Kathleen Wilson of Springfield, Mo.; son and daughter-in-law, John and  Lizbeth Wilson of Athens; brothers, Ronald Wilson of Hurst, Larry Wilson of Springfield, Mo.; sister, Barbara Alcorn of Springfield, Mo.; and granddaughter, Alexis D. Champion of Flower Mound.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.

You may light a candle, or write condolences to Mr. Wilson’s family at: www.hannigansmith.com

 

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