Donald Cully Wilson

Donald Cully Wilson, 102, formerly of Roachdale, passed away Aug. 21, 2019, at The Waters of Greencastle.

Don was born March 2, 1917, to the late Cully and Inez (Tool) Wilson. On Oct. 5, 1946, he married Betty Hanna. She preceded him in death Jan. 13, 2014.

Don was a graduate of Roachdale High School and went on to attend Indiana University. He proudly served our county in the United States Air Force as a B17 Bomber Pilot. He was a POW during the war and earned the Purple Heart for his bravery and valor in battle. Upon returning home he was a partner in Wilson Brothers Greenhouse in Raccoon, Indiana. He was a member of the Roachdale Lions Club, Alpha Tau Omega and the Roachdale Presbyterian Church.

Donald is survived by his children: David M. (Ivette) Wilson of Waynetown and Dennis J. (Maria) Wilson of Roachdale; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; parents; and son Donn Steven Wilson.

A graveside service, with military honors, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at Roachdale Cemetery. Pastor David Bower will officiate. Following the burial, a celebration of life service will be held at Roachdale Presbyterian Church, 14 N. Indiana St., Roachdale. Servies & Morgan Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. 

Memorial contributions in Donald’s memory may be made to the church.

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