Funeral services for Richard Wilson, 63 year old Veteran's Home of Wyoming Resident, who died suddenly at the Veterans Home in Buffalo, will be held Saturday, January 7th at 3:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home in Buffalo. A private family interment will take place in McAllister, Montana.
Donations in Mr. Wilson's memory may be made to the Veteran's Home of Wyoming in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
Richard James Wilson was born on September 18, 1948 in Ennis, Montana to Thomas J. and Diana M. Wilson. He grew up and went to school in Ennis. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After several years, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served in the Vietnam War. After his military service, he returned to Great Falls, Montana where he was a parts manager for several years.
He became a resident of the Veteran's Home of Wyoming in 1994 where he lived until the time of his death.
RJ loved God and his country. He enjoyed nature, forwarding emails and chatting with friends over the internet. Richard was very interested in other people and kept track of who was related to whom, in both his family and the community where he grew up.
He enjoyed tinkering with anything mechanical, doing things for other people, and discussing mechanics and politics. RJ was a good friend to many people and had a very kind heart. He will be missed!
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by one brother, Evangelist Jay Wilson and his wife Lonna of Bozeman, Montana; two sisters, Kathy Wilson of McAllister, Montana and Cherie Ferguson and her husband Randall also of Bozeman, and eight nieces and nephews and their families.