W. Roger Wilson, 74, of Lucinda passed away surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter Jessica, on Saturday, December 31, 2022 after an 8 year battle with Parkinson Disease.
Born on February 6, 1948 in Oil City he was the son of Larry and Deleen Schettler Wilson.
He graduated from North Clarion High School in 1966
On July 18 1970 he was married to Jane Reisinger Wilson who survives.
He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Lucinda.
Roger worked as an equipment manager for Advantage Tank Lines.
He enjoyed watching NASCAR, dirt track racing, and going to car shows. He loved to cook and was well known for spaghetti and french onion soup. He and his wife also enjoyed side-by-side rides to count deer and he loved spending time with family, especially with his grandchildren. His grandchildren will always remember his foot and back rubs and also playing monster in the dark.
Roger was drafted by the Army in 1968 and served in Korea on the DMZ for 6 months and then honorably discharged in July 1970.
He is survived by his wife Jane and their children: Amanda Heasley and her husband Jason of Erie and their children MacKenzie, Addyson, Ryleigh, and Haeden; Jessica Voller and husband Chris of Brunswick OH and their children Abigale, Calli, and Hadley. Siblings surviving include sisters Anita Mason and her husband Mike of Knox, and Coke Reisinger and husband Skeeter of Lucinda and a sister-in-law Christine Wilson of Venus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers: Dick and Lew Wilson.
Friends will be received at the Faller Funeral Home, Inc. in Fryburg on Thursday, January 5, 2023 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.
Mass of a Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Friday, January 6, 2023 at St. Joseph Church in Lucinda, with Rev. Michael Polinek, Pastor presiding.
Memorials in Roger's honor may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation .
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