This online memorial was created in loving memory of Richard Wilson, whose life story is told throughout this memorial website. Please sign Richard's guest book and let us know you came to visit. Feel free to share a story, a memory or even a small moment. It may be happy or funny or maybe just a thought you have to share.
We will remember Rick forever !
If you have any pictures that you would like me to post please email them to me and I would be happy to post them. Thank you.
Richard Henry Wilson, 76, of Warwick (Buttonwoods), passed into eternity on Saturday May 3, 2014 in Port Charlotte, Florida where he spent his winters for the last 14 years.
He was the devoted husband of Claire Wilson. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Henry and Margret Wilson. Besides his wife he was the loving brother of the late Fred Wilson and leaves behind his children Wayne, Lynne, Bryan, and Garyn, as well as grandchildren Alexa and Rhiannon (deceased). Also, many step-grandchildren found their way into his heart: Tyler, Rebecca, Megan, Matthew, Kaylee, Angel, and Mike D.
Richard was a graduate of RISD College, travel agent, salesman, and owned a stained glass business. He was a US Airforce Veteran serving in occupied Germany, a member of DeMolay International, and volunteered many holidays at McAuley House Shelter in Providence.
Richard's hobbies included golfing, boating, fishing, and throwing parties for friends and family. He was an avid traveler, having been to many places in the world that most people would dream to go. Richard was considered a very generous man with everyone who knew him.