He was born November 17, 1941 in Chillicothe, MO, son of Mary and Harold Wilson.
He married Judith Ellis on July 30, 1966 in St. Joseph, MO.
He was a Route Salesman for 7-Up for 40 1/2 years and since 2007 he drove a cab for All American Cab. He drove the church bus and van for King Hill Baptist Church for 37 years. Sonny loved his Lord, being around people, fishing, mushroom hunting, classic cars, sports cards, doing carpenter work and Wednesday morning coffee time. He was a member of the King Hill Baptist Church.
Sonny was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Linda Harman.
Survivors include, wife, Judith Wilson of the home, daughter, Heather (Randy) Richardson, and a son, Jeremy (Sadie) Wilson all of St. Joseph, MO, grandchildren, Marissa & Andrew Richardson and Kaylee & Derrick Wilson, his brother-in-law, Roger Harman of St. Joseph, MO, and two sisters, Carol Constant of AZ and Shirley Helfery of OR.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am, on Monday, July 21, 2014 at King Hill Baptist Church, with Pastor Greg Dixon officiating, The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday at the King Hill Baptist Church.
The Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials are requested to the American Diabetes Assn. or the American Heart Assn.. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
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