William J. Wilson

September 14, 1921 ‒ November 01, 2003

Mt. Vernon, Ohio

William J. Wilson, age 82, of Mt. Vernon, died Saturday, November 1, 2003 at the Whispering Hills Care Center. He was born on September 14, 1921, in Knox County, son to the late William and Goldie (Dobson) Wilson. He was employed as a mechanic at Cochran Ford and in the maintenance department at Kenyon College and was a Veteran serving in the Army during WWII.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda (Robert) Boggs of Mt. Vernon, a grandson Brian Boggs, four great grandchildren, a brother Robert Wilson of Mt. Vernon,two sisters; Dorothy Dobson of Gambier and Mary Jane Magers of Mt. Vernon. William was preceded in death by three sisters; Beatrice Wilson, Erma Croskey, Elsie Harding and three brothers; Gerald Wilson, Orvie Wilson, Roy Wilson.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private memorial service at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com