Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — BEULAH — William “Bill” Wilson passed away on his 82nd birthday, July 30, 2013. He was born on July 30, 1931, in Corsicana, Texas, to the late George and Bessie Wilson.
Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He loved Platte Lake, where he spent many years fishing and watching his son, grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow and enjoy the lake.
Bill is survived by his son, Blake (Shellee) Wilson; grandchildren, Blake (Amber) Wilson and Shanna (Brandon) Blair; two great-granddaughters, Brylee Wilson and Raelynn Blair; along with his brother, Troy Wilson; sister, Sue Marine; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne; and a sister, Polly Kozal.
A memorial service will be celebrated at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Beulah at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, with Brandon Blair officiating.
The Bennett-Barz Funeral Home in Beulah is in charge of arrangements.