Thursday, December 15, 2022

Obituary - Earl Roland Wilson

Earl Roland Wilson, age 98, Garnett, Kansas passed away Thursday, December 15, 2022. He was born on June 11, 1924 in Anderson, Missouri the son of Henry and Cecil Bolin Wilson. 

He was an Army World War II Veteran serving under General McArthur in the Philippine Liberation. He was a route supervisor for Guys Potato Chips. He was united in marriage to Maxine Miller.

She preceded him in death on January 8, 1997. He later married Murriell Yates. The two enjoyed traveling to many parts of the United States. She preceded him in death on December 1, 2011. Earl had a passion for fishing. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Burt and a sister, Dolly.

He is survived by a son, Ron Wilson and wife Joy, a daughter, Janet Henley, eight grandchildren, Sheri, Christy, Brenna, Jeffrey, Dustin, Jason, Heather and Wendy, fourteen great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 2:30 pm Saturday, December 17, 2022 at the New Life Baptist Church in Garnett, Kansas. Burial will be in the Princeton Cemetery. 

Visitation will be held from 2 pm to service time at the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice. Online condolences can be left at

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