Richard D. Wilson

Born: Mon., Sep. 30, 1929
Died: Tue., Mar. 19, 2019


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 24, 2019
Location: Hill Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 25, 2019
Location: Hill Funeral Home

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Richard D. Wilson

    Richard D. Wilson, 89, of Chillicothe, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2019 at OSU Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born on September 30, 1929, in Williamsport, the son of the late Charles Brian and Frances (Edler) Wilson. On July 1, 1953, he was united in marriage with his loving wife, Barbara Sue (Bostwick) Wilson, who preceded him in death in 2005.

    Richard is survived by his children, Richard E. (Leslie) Wilson, of Culpeper, VA, Charles L. Wilson, of Chillicothe, and Mark A. Wilson, of Chillicothe; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; siblings, Glen D. (Cassandra) Wilson, of Chillicothe, Patricia (Sam) Johnson, of Circleville, and Sylvia Mead, of Waverly; and numerous other special family members and friends whom he cherished.

    In addition to his parents, Richard was also preceded in death by his son, Bryan A. Wilson; and siblings, Howard B. Wilson, Maurice Wilson, and Helen Althouse.

    Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He attended and was a member of the Springbank United Methodist Church, Chillicothe.

    Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 25 at 11:00 a.m. at the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston with Pastor Paul Winks officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery, Chillicothe, with military honors provided by the Ross County Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 – 8 p.m. at Hill’s. Condolences can be made on Richard’s online guest registry at

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Randy and Jennifer Wright
   Posted Wed March 20, 2019
All of our love and prayers. May God be with you and comfort you all. Richard was a sweet man and I know he will be greatly missed.

carl F houser
   Posted Thu March 21, 2019
so sorry for the loss of your Dad Lee, Richard was a great Man, loved and will be missed by all. Carl and Linda Houser

Carl Houser
   Posted Thu March 21, 2019

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Carl and Linda Houser.

so sorry for your loss Brother Carl and Linda Houser

Christie (Bostwick) Pump
   Posted Thu March 21, 2019
My condolences to the entire family for Uncle Richard. He was a glowing man of GOD !!! He always knew the right things to say !!! HE COULD ALWAYS CHEER YOU UP !!! HE WILL BE WAITING ON ALL OF US IN HEAVEN....WE ARE GOING TO MISS HIM !!! MY LOVE TO ALL!!! ❤🙏❤🙏.

Junior Bennett
   Posted Thu March 21, 2019
I grew up mainly in Yellowbud and for 31 years lived right across the street. He was truly a man who had a very strong relationship with his Savior Jesus Christ. He was a very dear friend and may his family find comfort knowing he is where he wants to be. Rest in peace Mr. Wilson

Marsha elzey
   Posted Thu March 21, 2019
Sorry for the families loss sending prayers for everyone may Richard rip

Andy and Micki (Williams) Benner
   Posted Thu March 21, 2019
Wilson Family: Were so Sorry for your loss . Richard was a wonderful human being who we were grateful to have had in our lives . He Blessed 3 generations of our family and he will be missed . You're in our thoughts and prayers . May God Bless you with peace and comfort .

Heather jones
   Posted Sun March 24, 2019
Deepest sympathies for the entire family uncle Richard was a great man and will be truly missed Heather, Samaria and Jazmin Jones

Tammie Grubb
   Posted Sun March 24, 2019
Condolesences to the family uncle Richard will be missed Tamie and Terry Grubb

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