Elisha Wesley "Wes” Wilson Sr., a resident of rural Weleetka, died Nov. 10, 2017 in Henryetta at the age of 72. He was born Feb. 11, 1945 in Beaver Mountain, Okla., to William Anderson Wilson and Angie (Smith) Wilson.
Wes married Roberta "Robby" Edgell on September 9, 1983 in Okmulgee.
He served the United States during the Vietnam war in the Air Force.
He was a member of the Tulledga Masonic Lodge #201 in Henryetta and was a 32nd degree Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Angie Wilson, sister, Edna Self, brother, EJ Wilson, brother, Kenneth Wilson, sister, Fannie Laverne Wilson, sister, Dovie Ruth Wilson, brother-in-law, Clifford Self.
Wes is survived by his wife Robby Wilson of the home; son, Elisha Wesley Wilson Jr. and wife Shari of Mcloud; daughter, Angie Day of Newalla; two step children, Jeana Hitzman and husband Jeremy of Baker City, Ore., and Jess Goodwin of Portland, Ore.; grandchildren: Ashley Amaireh and husband Mo of Moore, Melissa Wilson of Midwest City, Cord Wilson and wife Shela of Mcloud, Cody Wilson and wife Kella of Stroud, Kaitlyn Brown and husband Seth of Oklahoma City, Kelsey Wilson of Newalla, Kevin Merriman of Mcloud, Cheyenne Wilson of Newalla, Justin Warren of Bend, Ore., Jeremiah Hitzman and Jacob Hitzman, both of Baker City; eight great grandchildren; brother Albert Wilson and wife Darlene of Sand Springs; sister, Billie Armstrong of Pawnee,; two sister-in-laws: Frances Wilson of Beaver Mountain, and Ruth Wilson of Moore, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10 a.m., at the Church of The Redeemer (213 N. Seminole Ave) in Okmulgee with Father, Noel Doherty, officiating. Cremation and Memorial arrangements are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.