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Guy H. Wilson, 84, of Mattawan, Mich.passed away at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Rose Arbor Hospice Home, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Born June 30, 1929 in Albion, he was the son of Frank C. and Hazel (Owen) Wilson.
He attended Albion High School. On June 14, 1952, he married June E. Rowland in Albuquerque, N.M.
After 22 years of service, he retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1969. A former Indiana resident, he lived in Michigan since 1969. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriners, American Legion, Eagles, Kalamazoo Clown Club and Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving relatives include his loving wife of 61 years, June E. Wilson of Mattawan, Mich.; son, Guy A. Wilson of Rockport, Texas; daughter, Dawn A. (W. Rodney) Stienagel of Plano, Texas; two grandchildren, Devon R. (Brian) Aday of Wylie, Texas and Reed D. Stienagel of Plano, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Ella F. and Amelia R. Aday of Wylie, Texas; brother, Vern Wilson of Albion; and sister, Fern Baxter of Churubusco.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Kenneth, Harold, Viola Imoff, Frank, Jr., Walter, M. Faye Caupp and an infant.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. with a Masonic Lodge Service at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Sharon Brockhaus, Certified Funeral Celebrant, officiating.
Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Whitley County Korean War Veteranâ€™s Honor Guard. Burial will follow service at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
Memorials may be given in memory of Mr. Wilson to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.