The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


January 22, 2014

Richard R. Wilson

Published 1-23-14

ENID, OK — Funeral service for Richard R. Wilson, 75, of Enid, Okla., will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Ames Baptist Church, with Pastor Clifford Dale Rogers officiating. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Ames Cemetery under the kind guidance of Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service and Cremation Directors.

Richard was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Ringwood, Okla., the son of Ora D. Stroud and Delilia R. Beckner, and passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Enid.

He was raised in Ringwood and was affiliated with the Forrest Hill Assembly of God Church.

He moved to Enid, where he married Edna Ruth Frazier on June 3, 1955. They moved to Wichita, Kan., where Richard worked for Cessna Aircraft as a shear operator, returning to Enid in 1991.

Richard is survived by his wife, Ruth of the residence; daughters, Linda June Wilson-Rogers of Clermont, Fla., and Beckey Jean Wilson-Yeager of Wichita; six grandchildren; sisters, Jacqueline S. Sellers and Darlene R. Wheeler, both of Wichita.

Richard was preceded in passing by his parents and and one sister, Donna Marie Vaughn.

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(Submitted by family)


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