Richard A. Wilson, 76, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2023. He was born on October 29, 1946 in Akron, OH to the late Loring and Margaret Wilson. He was a graduate of Kent State University and University of Akron Law School.
Richard practiced his entire 41 year law career in Kent. He was appointed one of the four Akron US bankruptcy trustees in the fall of 1978 by the justice department and continued until his retirement in 2013. Dick was a veteran of the United States Army who served in Vietnam from September 1967 to September 1969, being awarded a bronze star and other medals.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother and stepfather. Richard is survived by wife, Patti; son Jason (Natalie); granddaughter Charlie Jo; and daughter, Kelly.
Per his wishes, there will be no calling hours and services will be held at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd. Seville, OH 44273, on Tuesdsay, March 21, 2023 at 10:45AM.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Kent Lions, PO Box 153, Kent, OH 44240 with his name on the memo line.
Services in car of Bissler and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.
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