Richard W. Wilson, 71, Ferdinand

Richard W. Wilson, 71, of Ferdinand, died Thursday, November 8, at The Waters of Huntingburg Nursing Home. He was born in Vincennes October 10, 1947, to Ronald and Carol “June” (Goodrid) Wilson.

Richard was a former owner of CLI. He was a U.S. Army veteran and enjoyed Colts football, NASCAR, fishing, and remote control airplanes.

He is survived by two sons, Stuart Wilson and wife Rhonda, Huntingburg, and Travis Wilson and wife Erin, Evansville; one daughter, Trista Rothgerber and husband Bret, Santa Claus; one sister, Kay Stone, Shelbyville; four grandchildren, Olivia and Nathan Rothgerber and Summer and Roisin Wilson; extended family living in Missouri also survives.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Houchins.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday and from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences can be shared at Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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