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Harold 04/10/2005
Harold Emery Wilson was born on Nov 21, 1924, to Elmer Charles and Dora Hayes Wilson near Knoxville.

Wilson was educated in Knoxville schools and at Simpson College. During WWII he served as a cook in the Army.

Wilson died on April 10, 2005, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. He was 80.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; Ethel Rockholz and Mildred Dabb and three brothers; Glen, Howard and Bob Wilson.

Wilson is survived by his five children; Tim and Margie Wilson of Stuart, Fla; Laura Wilson of West Des Moines; Terese and Tom Goemaat of Ottumwa; Jennifer Wilson of Johnston and Tamara Morford Smith of West Des Moines; his wife, Beverly, of Mill Pond and three step-children; Marlys and Dennis Williams of Ankeny, Charis and Joe Stubbs of Cainesville, Mo., and Bryan and Ritaann Carpenter of West Des Moines; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a number of step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Services were held on April 13 with Pastor Bob Sherve officiating.
Interment was at the Pleasantville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasantville Golf and Country Club or to the Webb Shadle Memorial Library.