ROY LEON WILSON died peacefully on February 8, 2008, born October 15, 1921 in Vicksburg, MS. He was predeceased by his first wife, Betty Britton and his sister, Mary Evelyn Mulaney. Beloved daughters, Patricia (Mick) Henderson and Pamela (Chip) Crawford; three granddaughters, Courtney Cahill, Kristin Smeltzer and Kim Springer all of the Columbus, OH area; two sisters, Frances Cooper of Greenville, MS and Augusta McNamara and husband, Joseph of Vicksburg, MS.

In 1975, Mr. Wilson married Dorothy McCreery and they have resided in Wheaton, MD for 33 years. He leaves three stepchildren, John (Kris) McCreery, Jane (Tom) Feeney and Lori (Doug) Perkins; he leaves a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on February 12 in the chapel at the National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016. Memorial contributions may be made to The Library and Archieves Committee at National Presbyterian Church or to The Wheaton Silver Spring Kiwanis Club, c/o Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 1762, Wheaton, MD 20915.

[Note: Roy was an Alzheimer’s victim. His wife, Dorothy, died in October 2008, just a few months after Roy’s death. Roy was the keeper of the Wilson family history.]


  • Nimrod Mitchell Sr. – Revolutionary War patriot from South Carolina
  • Nimrod Mitchell Jr.
  • Albert Washington Mitchell & Susan Cone Mitchell
  • Albert Pierce¬†Mitchell & Frances Hines Mitchell
  • Leona A. Mitchell (Wilson) and William Ransom Wilson
  • Roy Wilson Sr.
  • Roy Wilson Jr. (1921-2008)