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Weed Corley Fish Funeral Homes and Cremation Services

3125 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX

OBITUARY

Frank "Nat" Henry Wilson Sr.

September 23, 1931December 30, 2019

Frank Henry Wilson was born on September 23, 1931, in Algiers, Louisiana, to Mr. Simon Wilson, Sr, and Mrs. Ophelia Henry Wilson.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents and all of his siblings: Joseph Steward; Ophelia Steward McGinnis; Rose Wilson Minna; Olivia Wilson Ruth; Simon Wilson, Jr.; Mary Lee Wilson and Julia Wilson, also one daughter, Deirdre’ Henrietta Wilson. He was the youngest son.

He received his education through the New Orleans, Louisiana Independent School District.

Frank was married to Miss Robertia L. Gonzales on February 2, 1953. To this union, 8 children were born, three daughters and five sons.

He served his country during the Korean War from 1948 – 1954. He was assigned to H/S Co. 100th Tank Battalion at Ft. Hood, Texas, before going to Korea via Alaska. He was awarded the National Defense Service medal; United Nations Service medal; Korean Service medal with 2 Bronze Stars among other ribbons and medals. He attained the rank of E4, before being honorably discharged.

Frank’s employment career included custodial duties at the Tuberculosis Association in Austin, Texas.

He was a member of the Beacon Light Lodge #338.

Frank Henry Wilson, Sr. “Nat” departed this life peacefully at the age of 88, on Monday, December 30, 2019.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Robertia L. Gonzales Wilson; two daughters: Wilhemina R. Walker (Larry); Patricia M. Walker; five sons: Frank H. Wilson, Jr. (E. Denise); Wendell R. Wilson (Joyce); Edmund J. Wilson (Deirdre); Nathaniel M. Wilson; Quincy S. Wilson; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

  • FAMILY

  • Robertia L. Gonzales Wilson, Wife
  • Wilhemina R. Walker (Larry), Daughter
  • Patricia M. Walker, Daughter
  • Frank H. Wilson, Jr. (E. Denise), Son
  • Wendell R. Wilson (Joyce), Son
  • Edmund J. Wilson (Deirdre), Son
  • Nathaniel M. Wilson, Son
  • Quincy S. Wilson, Son
  • Erica Howard-Jabbour, Grandchild
  • Derrick Wilson, Grandchild
  • Andre Beavers, Grandchild
  • Jaime Miller, Grandchild
  • Tiffany Wilson, Grandchild
  • Shamira Wilson, Grandchild
  • Bethany Wilson, Grandchild
  • Alexis Wilson, Grandchild
  • Ariel Wilson, Great Grandchild
  • DeAndra Wilson, Great Grandchild
  • Denae Wilson, Great Grandchild
  • Brianna Miller, Great Grandchild
  • Janijah Miller, Great Grandchild
  • Destinee Wilson, Great Grandchild
  • Elijah White, Great Grandchild
  • Kevin Pegues III, Great Great Grandchild

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Graveside Service Friday, January 17, 2020

Memories

Frank "Nat" Henry Wilson Sr.

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Deborah Roney

January 12, 2020

Joyce , Tiffany and Wendell just letting you and the family know I am here for you. Prayers go up and Blessings come down.
Deborah Roney and Family

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