Ricky Lynn Wilson
June 9, 1950 - March 12, 2019
Rick Wilson, age 68, of Chanute, KS passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his home in Chanute. Rick was born on June 9, 1950 in Chanute, KS the son of Gilbert and Mary Lou (Griffith) Wilson.
Rick attended Alcott Grade School and graduated in the class of 1968 at Chanute High School. He then attended Neosho County Community College. Rick worked in the camper industry for many years and retired in quality control at Chanute Manufacturing. He and Diane were together 23 years and enjoyed their time traveling and at Grand Lake, OK.
Rick was a wonderful cook and enjoyed trying new recipes. He loved Jayhawk basketball and in particular Neosho County Baseball.
Rick is survived by his wife, Diane Wilson; mother, Mary Lou Wilson; brother, Kim Wilson; sons, Brad Parish and wife Laura and Bart Parish and wife Sue; 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Rick was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Wilson.
Cremation has been requested. The family will hold a private graveside service. The family will have a celebration of life on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. at their house at 907 S. Highland in Chanute, KS. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com. The family suggests memorials to be made to the Neosho County Baseball and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.
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