Susan Yvonne (Simpson) Wilson
May 25, 1939 ‒ August 06, 2016
Susan Yvonne Wilson, of Delaware, Ohio passed away Saturday evening August 6, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 25, 1939 to the late Lawrence “Raymond” and Ruth Hortence (Adams) Simpson. A graduate of Willis High School in 1957, she went on to attend the St. Francis School of Nursing graduating with honors in 1960.
Susan enjoyed a career as a Registered Nurse, working for the State of Ohio and several hospitals. Always with a sense of justice, she will be remembered as a true diplomat. She was a woman of humanity and compassion, who longed to help those in need of love and care. She was honest, kind, gentle, and steadfast.
Described as a spiritual seeker, she was unbound by a specific religion. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and reading. With an eclectic taste in music, she sang and beautifully played the piano and organ.
Susan was at her best with her family, whom she dearly loved. She found beauty everywhere she went and her friends became extended members of her family.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Ronald Lee “Sparky” Wilson Jr. of Delaware; daughter, Ruth Yvonne Wilson of Delaware, granddaughter, Marsi (Justin) Wilson Hutchins, brother Ramon “Butch” (Barbara) Simpson of Delaware; sisters, Bonnie Carter of Marion , Mitzi Ruth Ellis of Delaware, Babette Wray of Delaware, several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, also many loving friends.
In addition to her parents, Susan was preceded in death by her beloved husband Ronald Lee Wilson Sr.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 12, 2016, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St. (across from Willis School), Delaware where funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Deacon Franklin Moore and Pastor’s Jacquelyn Craig and John Wallace officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
The Wilson family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Ohio Health Grady Memorial Hospital and Ohio Health Hospice.
To share a fond memory of Susan or to offer a condolence to the family, please visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
Contributions in Susan’s memory may be made to: www.gofundme.com/2ijglpw
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Delaware is honored to serve the Wilson family.