Lucian Lawrence “Willie” Wilson, 81, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
Services will be at 3:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2012, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Military Rites by Altus Air Force Base. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Mr. Wilson was born on October 21, 1930, in Bastrop, Louisiana to Hiram and Odie Wilson. He was a veteran in the United States Air Force serving during World War II and Korea. Mr. Wilson had been the maintenance supervisor at Harrington Exxon and a mechanic at Highland Park ISD before retiring.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Joyce Ashford Wilson and two sons, Albert Lee Wilson on May 19, 1958, and Alfred Lee Wilson on October 19, 1980.
He is survived by his children, Wanda Joyce Desmond of Joshua, TX, Lawrence Lynn Wilson of Amarillo, Robert Randall Wilson of Durham, NC, and Richard Ronald Wilson of Amarillo; his grandchildren, David Daniel Desmond, Brian Samuel Desmond, Amanda Dawn Desmond-Behrens, Jonathan Lawrence Wilson “JL”, Merry Christine Wilson, Austin Lee Wilson and Ryan James Wilson; and his great-grandchildren, Abigail Dawn Behrens, Eleanor Michelle Behrens, Jeremiha Taylor Wilson, Michael Isaiah Garcia-Wilson, Cheyenne Marie Desmond and Lucian Heinrich Behrens.