Sep 9, 1945 - Oct 5, 2021
Graveside services with military honors for Ray Wilson, 76, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 8, 2021 at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Help for Health Hospice Home in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501
Mr. Wilson passed away on October 5, 2021 at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton, Wyoming.
Doris Ray Wilson was born on September 9, 1945, son of Calvin D. and Nina F. (Walker) Wilson in Brinkley, Arkansas. At the age of 14, Ray was baptized with Missionary Baptist Church. He grew up in Clarendon, Arkansas, where he was the All-State Quarterback. He spent 16 years in Clarendon before moving to Memphis, TN where he lived for a short time. While in Memphis, Ray joined the Army and was stationed in Germany before moving back to California and then onto Indiana, Washington and finally settling in Wyoming.
In July of 1971, Ray met Judy Johnson but it didn’t take long for Ray to make Judy his bride on September 3, 1971 in Cody, Wyoming.
Ray worked for Midvale Irrigation and Riverton Sheet Metal.
He enjoyed spending his free time fishing, hunting, spending time with their grandkids and traveling with his wife, Judy.
Survivors include his daughters, Kim (David) Fitzgerald, Sara Wilson and Janie (Dave) Harford; brother, Bobby D. (Sharlyne) Wilson; brothers-in-law, Charlie Johnson and Tom (Kim) Johnson; sister-in-law, Karla (Bruce) Hughes; 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Wilson; son, Daniel Wilson; dad, Calvin Wilson; mom, Nina Cheatham; brother, John Wilson and his grandparents.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com. Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.