Roland Dale Wilson, 83, of Puyallup, WA, went to be with his Lord on Dec. 24th, 2018. His wife of 56 years, Sandra Jean Wilson (Ellison) was by his side. Dale is survived by 1 brother: Frank and 2 sisters: Joyce and Linda, his 5 children: David, James, Michael, Julie and Matthew, 8 grandchildren: Christa, Brenden, Jamie, Justin, Alex, Brooke, Conner and Evan, 7 great grandchildren and numerous family members. Dale was born on Oct. 21st, 1935 to Hazel and Donald Wilson in Beards Fork, WV. He was one of 9 children. Dale met and married his wife of 56 years, Sandra Jean Wilson (Ellison) and continued his 20-year service in the Air Force. After his military service, he worked in the United States Postal Service in Tacoma. On his walking route, Dale was given fruit or picked fruit to make his famous jelly. Dale was an avid reader and crossword puzzler. Doing the twist to his 50s music, Dale was an apple pie maker extraordinaire. His homemade jelly was given away to everyone with love. Dale was able to fix anything mechanical. A celebration of Dale's life will take place on Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at 3:00 PM, at Sunrise Baptist Church. 12115 Shaw Rd. E. Puyallup, WA 98374.
The military funeral will take place Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent. Please visit edwardsmemorial.com
Published on January 3, 2019