Obituaries » OLIVER V. WILSON

Check your settings when you are happy with your print preview press the print icon below.

Show Obituaries Map Show Guestbook Show Photos QR Code Print
April 8, 2016

Burial Date April 13, 2016

Funeral Home Kelly Funeral Home

Place of Service Worcester County Memorial Park

Section Garden of Honor Lot Number: 5Grave Number: D#3

Request A Repair Add to favorites

Subscribe to updates for OLIVER WILSON

Please choose your subscription settings below, you can unsubscribe through email at any time.

Email me when someone posts in the guestbook

Email me when an update is made to the obituary

Email me on the anniversary of passing

Text Message Options

Text me when someone posts in the guestbook

Text me when an update is made to the obituary

Text me on the anniversary of passing

Subscription Update Obituary

     Oliver U. Wilson, Sr., 90, of 475 Chandler St., formerly of Mayfield St., died Friday, April 8, 2016 in Knollwood Nursing Center. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Edith E. (Jones) Wilson; three children, Oliver U. Wilson, Jr. and his wife Nadine of San Diego, CA, Earline E. Randolph and her husband Terry of Teaneck, NJ, Mark R. Wilson and his wife Ann-Marie of Shrewsbury; three sisters, Laura Pearson, Paula Fisher and Marilyn Ward, all of Worcester; five grandchildren, Toya, Lena and Julian Randolph, Taylor and Derek Markarian; and many nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Leslie M. Wilson, Jr., John D. Wilson, and two sisters, Bernice R. Smith and Charlotte M. Carelton, all predeceased him.

He was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Leslie M. and Lena (Jackson) Wilson and lived here all his life. He was a Veteran of both World War II and the Korean War having served in the Army, Navy and the United States Marines Corps.

Oliver worked at Heald Machine for 24 for years until retiring in 1988. He previously worked at the Bancroft Hotel for 14 years. He was also known as a professional boxer in the Worcester area and was a member of the Worcester Boxing Association. He was a life long sports enthusiast and loved watching sporting events, especially football.

He will be remembered for his exceptional singing voice and his devotion and loyalty to his family and friends.

CALLING HOURS will be from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 in KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 154 Lincoln St., followed by a FUNERAL SERVICE at 11 A.M. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton, MA.

The family suggests donations in memory of Oliver be made to Covenant United Methodist Church, 24 Hamilton St., Worcester, MA 01604.