He was born May 30, 1930 in Martins Ferry, a son of the late Raymond E. Wilson, Sr. and Marie R. (Tuskey) Wilson.
Dick was a retired Estimator at the Corporate Office of Wheeling - Pittsburgh Steel and worked for Heslop Funeral Home for many years.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Martins Ferry and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis J. (Craver) Wilson; his son, Douglas Jon Wilson; his sister, Elvina M. Eden; and his brother, Raymond E. Wilson, Jr.
Surviving are his wife, Betty M. (Jones) Wilson; his sons, Richard Craig (Nancy) Wilson of Martins Ferry and Dwayne D. (Brandi) Wilson of Akron, OH; his daughter, Jenifer L. (Bill) Nolan of Bethlehem, WV and grandchildren; Ashley and Aaron Wilson and Kiersten Nolan.
Friends will be received Monday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH where services will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. David Stammerjohn and Rev. Dr. Bill N. Lawrence officiating. Burial follows at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH. Deacons of the church will hold services Monday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.heslop.com.