William
ARLINGTON -- William Leland "Bill" Wilson, 89, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Mansfield. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday in Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur. Visitation: The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Memorials: Donations may be made to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 800-525-5841, or Alzheimer's Association, 2630 West Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76102, 817-336-4949. Bill was born May 8, 1924, in Afton to William Jasper and Gladys Norris Wilson. He was a Fort Worth and Arlington resident for the past 50 years. Bill was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He owned and operated Coffee Services of Fort Worth for 33 years. Bill was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington and enjoyed wood crafting, gardening and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ilena May Gilreath Wilson; and daughter, Nancy Soderstrom. Survivors: Son, Doug Wilson and wife, Catherine; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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