SUDLERSVILLE — Ralph Junior Wilson of Sudlersville died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chestertown. He was 81.
Born Sept 17, 1935, in Floyd County, Va., he was the son of the late John Edward and Evie Stump Wilson. He attended school and later started working with his father at a young age in the timber industry. In 1961, he started working for Chesapeake Steel in Millington and retired in 1994.
Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife, the former Florence Vivian “Patsy” Powell whom he married Dec. 8, 1973; one son, James “Butch” Elwood Walls of Baltimore; a daughter, Vicky Lynn Marvel of Chestertown; three brothers, Bill Wilson of Townsend, Del., Marvin Wilson of Cecilton and Wayne Wilson of Jacksonville, Fla.; five sisters, Sylvia Spradlin of Richmond, Va., Clorine Kidd of Corydon, Ind., Bonnie Traviers of New Castle, Del., Betty Lou Lupher of Chesapeake City and Mary Ellen Randall of New Castle, Del.; two granddaughters, Lindsay Marvel O’Hanlon of Millington and Marissa Hyland of Chestertown; and two grandsons, Caleb Marvel of Millington and Brad Walls of Dover, Del.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Everett Lee Wilson, who died in 1953.
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 3, at Fellows Family Funeral Home, 370 Cypress St., Millington. Services will be held at noon also at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Crumpton Cemetery in Crumpton following the service.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.fhnfuneralhome.com.