Floyd Wilson, age 90, of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:10 AM, Friday, November 22, 2019 at his residence.
Floyd was born on November 22, 1929, in Glenwood, Illinois, to the late Clyde and Kathryn (Kennedy) Wilson. On September 17, 1955 he married JoAnn Barnes and she preceded him in death on June 6, 2007. He was formerly the Superintendent of Public Works for the City of Oakbrook, Illinois. Floyd was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Marion, Illinois and he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Floyd served on the Honor Guard for many years honoring those who have service in the Armed Forces. Floyd was a member of the Harrisburg American Legion Post # 167, and the Harrisburg V.F.W. post #2878. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who loved to fish, woodwork and do yard work.
Floyd is survived by three children; son, Michael Wilson of Danville, California; daughter, Carol Bell and husband Tony of Kissimmee, Florida; daughter, Dawn Wilson of Harrisburg, Illinois; three grandchildren; Nicolas Wilson of Danville, California; Christopher Wilson of Illinois and Bridgette Wilson of Illinois; sister, Eileen Napoli of Minocqua, Wisconsin, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife JoAnn and his parents, Floyd was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Ann Wilson in infancy; brother, Clyde Edward Wilson; brother, William Arthur Wilson; sister, Vivian Brandon; and brother, Frank James Wilson.
Graveside services will be held at 2 PM, Monday, November 25, 2019 at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee, Illinois. Pastor Kim Lee Brown will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM, Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisburg American Legion and envelopes will be available at the funeral home and cemetery.
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