Richard Wilson

WILSON, Richard H. “Dick,” 83, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Saturday, November 9, 2013, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

He was born May 30, 1930, in Martins Ferry a son of the late Raymond E. Wilson, Sr. and Marie R. (Tuskey) Wilson.

Dick was a retired Estimator at the Corporate Office of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel and worked for Heslop Funeral Home for many years.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Martins Ferry and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis J. (Craver) Wilson; his son, Douglas Jon Wilson; his sister, Elvina M. Eden; and his brother, Raymond E. Wilson, Jr.

Surviving are his wife, Betty M. (Jones) Wilson; his sons, Richard Craig (Nancy) Wilson of Martins Ferry and Dwayne D. (Brandi) Wilson of Akron, OH; his daughter, Jenifer L. (Bill) Nolan of Bethlehem, WV and grandchildren; Ashley and Aaron Wilson and Kiersten Nolan.

Friends will be received Monday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH where services will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. David Stammerjohn and Rev. Dr. Bill N. Lawrence officiating. Burial follows at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH. Deacons of the church will hold services Monday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

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