SAM WALKER WILSON, JR.

AAFA #0855

1922 FL 2012 TX

 

Sam Walker Wilson, Jr., at AAFA 1999 Meeting in San Antonio, TX

 

 

Laurel Land Funeral Home and Cemetery

Dallas, Dallas Co., TX_____ June 2012

 

Sam Walker Wilson Jr., Age 90, of DeSoto, Texas. Passed away peacefully at home on June 18, 2012. He was born March 25, 1922 in Lake Wales, Florida to parents, Sam W. Wilson Sr. and Susan D'Mae Evans.

Sam was the oldest of two. He married Anita M. Krieger, in Mineral Wells, Texas on December 24, 1944. They had three children. He attended Texas A&M and graduated in 1947 with a degree in Engineering. He served in the Army for three years and served in WWII, earning WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and Good Conduct Medal. He was a longtime resident of DeSoto, Texas for 46 years and was employed by Oncor as a Engineer for 35 years. Sam was a member of First United Methodist Church of DeSoto. He enjoyed fishing, wood working, also silver and turquoise jewelry making.

Sam will be remembered by his loving wife and their children, Sharon Watts, Lorraine and Wally Tallent, and Sam Wilson III. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents and brother Richard Wilson.

Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of life for Sam at 9:00 AM Friday June 22, 2012, with the funeral service starting at 10:00 AM, Laurel Land Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park.

 

AAFA NOTES: SSDI records do not list his death.

His Alford lineage, from his maternal grandmother: Mattie Victoria 1884 FL3, John D. 1862 AL4, James Columbus 1830 GA5, John Turner 1800 NC6, Job 1763 NC7, Julius 1717 VA8, James 1687 VA9, John 1645 VA10.