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In Memory Of Our Poets

Daniel Wilson, Jr. (-2011) - Class Of 1941

Dan Wilson, lifelong resident of Montgomery, died September 6, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan Wilson and Mary Hames Wilson, and son, Daniel Clay Wilson. He is survived by his wife, Martine Tankersley Wilson, and children, Mark Howard Wilson (Beth), John Wilkinson Wilson (Tina), Stephanie Stough Stone, Summer Stough, and daughter in law, Nancy Wilson. Grandchildren, Daniel Clay Wilson, Jr. (Meg), Ellen Carter Wilson, Mark Howard Wilson, Jr. (Terri), Mary Elizabeth Wilson, Mary Katherine Wilson (Chad), Ann Wilson Aman (Doug), Bruce Braxton Stone, Jr., Julia Bradford Horn, and Charles Jonathan Kettler Horn, Jr.; great grandchildren, Abby Carter Wilson, Lucy Estes Wilson, Gentry Elizabeth Wilson, Elizabeth Ann Wilson, Charles Edward Wilson, and Douglas Wilson Aman. Mr. Wilson was a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He was an active member and former vestryman of Saint John's Episcopal Church. He owned and operated the Goodform Shop until 1973. Mr. Wilson retired from the State of Alabama Banking Department, and retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army Reserve. He served in World War II, the Southern Philippines Campaign, the Army of Occupation of Japan and the Berlin Crisis. He was a graduate of the Infantry OCS, Quartermaster School, Advanced Career Course, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He was a recipient of many military awards, including the Legion of Merit and the Army Commendation Medal. A funeral service will be held at Saint John's Episcopal Church Friday, September 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Daniel Clay Wilson, Jr., Mark Howard Wilson, Jr., Bruce Braxton Stone, Jr., Charles Jonathan Kettler Horn, Jr., Charles Dean Wilson, and Douglas Keith Aman, Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint John's Episcopal Church. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing www.leak-mc.com