|Billy T. Wilson, 74, of Galesburg died at 1:35 pm Monday, November 26, 2012 in Cottage Hospital.
He was born May 30, 1938 in Versailles, Ky., the son of Graddy and Muriel Webster Wilson. He married Wilma Richardson, she preceded him in death in 1963. He then married Mary Lee Benge, she preceded him in death in 1980. He later married Patricia Beck on November 18, 1983.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Jeffrey Wilson of Galesburg and Dusty Wilson of Cynthianna, Ky.; three daughters, Martricia (John) Ricketts of Versailles, Ky., Billie Ann Wilson of Galesburg, Ill., and Cynthia Wilson of San Angelo, Texas; two brothers, Bobby Wilson and Jesse Wilson all of Versailles, Ky.; five sisters, Joy Smith, Peggy Southerland and Anna Mae Flora all of Versailles, Ky., Mary Abney of Nicholsville, Ky., and Marie Curnes of Lawrenceburg, Ky.; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Also surviving are two step daughters, one step son, five step grandchildren, and three step great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
He worked for Roggenkamp Tire Center for over 30 years, retiring in 2003. Billy enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting mushroom and spending time with his grandchildren.
Cremation will be accorded per his wishes. There will be no services or visitation. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.