Roy L. Wilson , age 79, longtime resident of West Chicago, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015. He was born on June 9, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to George and Wilma Wilson. Roy was a US Army veteran. He retired from Illinois Bell and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.
Roy is survived by his wife, Lyla, of 56 years; children, Scott (Robyn) Wilson, Sheila (Frank) Kuranda and Shawn Wilson; grandchildren, Brandi (Dan) Liebert, Wendy (Brent) Rhoads, Karly Kuranda, Amanda, Brad, Kaitlin and Kirsten Wilson; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Czinki and Beatrice (Jerry) Kerner; nieces, nephews, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Richard; sister, Betty Owens; In-laws, John and Edna Johnson.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 10 am until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St., West Chicago (One block north of Washington St. & Main St). Reverend Fred Gaede will officiate. Interment Glen Oak Cemetery in West Chicago. For information (630) 231-0060 or www.norriswalensegertfh.com