Donald C. Wilson


Donald Cully Wilson, 102, formerly of Roachdale, passed away on August 21, 2019 at The Waters of Greencastle.  Don was born on March 2, 1917 to the late Cully and Inez (Tool) Wilson.  On October 5, 1946 he married Betty Hanna. She preceded him in death on January 13, 2014.

Don was a graduate of Roachdale High School and went on to attend Indiana University.  He proudly served our county in the United States Air Force as a B17 Bomber Pilot.  He was a POW during the War and earned the Purple Heart for his bravery and valor in battle. Upon returning home he was a partner in Wilson Brothers Greenhouse in Racoon, Indiana. He was a member of the Roachdale Lions Club, Alpha Ta Omega, and the Roachdale Presbyterian Church.

Donald is survived by his children; David M. (Ivette) Wilson, of Waynetown, Dennis J. (Maria) Wilson, of Roachdale, four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by; his wife Betty, parents, and son, Donn Steven Wilson.

Graveside Service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Roachdale Cemetery with Military Honors and Pastor David Bower officiating.  Following the burial a Celebration of Life service will be held at Roachdale Presbyterian Church, 14 N. Indiana Street, Roachdale, IN. Memorial Contributions in Donald’s memory may be made to the church.

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