Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
weather sponsored by
Hickory Estates of Taylorville

Advanced Search
search sponsored by


McClure FH

home : obituaries : obituaries April 22, 2018

4/14/2018 10:41:00 AM
Willie D. Wilson II
+ click to enlarge

Willie D. Wilson II, 60, of Taylorville passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on September 4, 1957 in Harlingen, Texas, the son of Willie D. and Helen L. (Shadowens) Wilson.  He married Terri D. Mitchelson on December 29, 1986 in Taylorville. Willie worked for over 35 years as a heavy equipment operator for the City of Taylorville. Willie was a veteran of the US Air Force. He loved to hunt and fish, was an avid NASCAR fan, and previously spent time working at South Fork Dirt Riders.  

He is survived by his wife: Terri D. Wilson of Taylorville; daughter: Darlene Weigle (Will) of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren: Tyler Farrell, Ethan Weigle, and Elizabeth Weigle; step-children: Adam Dempsey (Monica) and Mandy Dempsey; step-granddaughter: Kinley Dempsey; siblings: Sharon Newell (David) of Harlingen, Texas, Ruby Gooldy of Wash., Mary Bailie (Chuck) of Oakford, Willie Pope of Taylorville, and Rita Oldakowski (John) of Taylorville.  He was preceded in death by his parents, son: Staff Sgt. Robert J. Wilson; and brother: Martin E. Wilson.

Mr. Wilson will be cremated, and inurnment will take place on his son’s gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery. The family will host a celebration of Willie’s life at a later date.  McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Willie, or condolences to the family, may be left online at

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Dr Paul The Dentist
Trinity Dodge Fixed
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact UsLife
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved