William Michael Wilson, 70, of Marion, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., with
services at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, at Bible Baptist Church in Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Colleen; his son, Blake Wilson; his daughter, Keerlana Wilson; and his siblings, Thomas Wilson, Terri Barnhart, Sandy Neiderhiser, Barbara Armstrong and Wayne Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Wilson.
Bill was born July 23, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Thomas and Wilma (Martin) Wilson. He married Colleen Herrig on July 10, 1976, in Andrew, Iowa. Bill was a design draftsman for Freund-Vector Corp. He was known for being a lovable man with a silly sense of humor. He was a talented artist who enjoyed creating humorous cartoons.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, listening to music, playing guitar and watching anything to do with Sci Fi. Bill served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
The family would like to thank you for your well wishes. Bill had a wonderful life.
Please leave a message for the family on the website www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Please no food or flowers to the house; they may be brought to the service, which includes a family-style potluck.