Harry W. Wilson
1935 - 2013
Harry W. Wilson, of Payson, passed away July 6, 2013 at the age of 78.
Mr. Wilson was born March 8, 1935 in Phoenix, to Harry F. and Harriette Heiner Wilson.
With him at the time of his passing were Ada Wilson, his wife of 59 years, and their two daughters, Carol (Lonnie) Brown of Soda Springs, Idaho and Cynthia (Terry) Azbill of Vail, Ariz. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Wilson worked as an electrician for Magma Copper Company in Superior, but left there in 1958 to pursue his dream of becoming an Arizona Highway Patrolman. He served 7-1/2 years as a patrol officer in Flagstaff before transferring to Phoenix as maintenance supervisor of the Remote Patrol Housing and radio sites for the remainder of his 20-year career with the Department of Public Safety.
As per his wishes, Mr. Wilson was cremated and no services will be held.
He will be greatly missed by his family and those who knew him.