- Local Guide
Donald E. Wilson, 80, DuBois, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 2, 1930, in Big Run, a son of the late Cordray & Inez (Hottel) Wilson.
April 28, 1952, he married Evelyn (Hudak) Wilson, who survives.
He was a veteran of the Korean War having served as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, serving with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Mr. Wilson was the Quality Assurance Manager of Symco Inc. in Sykesville for 18 years, and then retired as the Plant Manager of Clearfield Powered Metals.
He was a member of the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17 and enjoyed golfing. He was an avid Penn State football fan.
Surviving relatives include two sons, David E. Wilson and wife Deborah of DuBois and William E. Wilson and wife Linda of Broadview Heights, Ohio; and five grandchildren, Samuel Wilson, Katarina Wilson, Daniel Wilson, Jennifer Mahnen and William Wilson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Wilson.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home with the Rev. Sarah Ott officiating.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donorâ€™s choice.
Online condolences may be placed with www.gbfuneralhome.com.