Obituary: William George Wilson
William George Wilson, a loving husband, devoted father, and esteemed member of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 3, passed away on July 4th, 2023. A remarkable individual, William touched the lives of many with his gentle nature, unwavering care, and dedication to his family. He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Born on July 30th, 1938, William grew up to become a man of great character and integrity. At a young age, he answered the call of duty and served his country with honor and valor as an artillery specialist in the Korean War, proudly representing the United States Army. His selflessness and commitment to defending his nation exemplified his unwavering patriotism.
After his military service, William embarked on a remarkable journey as an Iron Worker. For more than an incredible fifty years, he dedicated his expertise and skills to the field, leaving a lasting impact on countless projects and structures. His craftsmanship was second to none, earning him the admiration and respect of his colleagues and peers.
Beyond his professional achievements, William’s true joy in life came from his family. A devoted husband to both his beloved wife, Paula Danilo Wilson, and his late wife, Alice Carson Wilson, William was a caring father to his daughter, Lindsay Myatich, and his sons, Michael and William Wilson. His love knew no bounds, and he cherished every moment spent with his family. Whether it was sharing stories, offering guidance, or simply being there for them, William’s unwavering support and presence were the cornerstones of his family’s lives.
In addition to his immediate family, William leaves behind a legacy in the form of his brothers, Ronald Wilson and the late Charles “Buzzy” Wilson, his sister, Cynthia Wilson, and his eight cherished grandchildren. They were the light of his life, and he took immense pride in watching them grow and thrive. His unconditional love and wisdom will forever guide and inspire them.
William George Wilson will be remembered as a soft-spoken and compassionate man who held his family above all else. His life was a testament to the values of loyalty, dedication, and love. While his presence will be deeply missed, his memory will continue to live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to have known him.
A memorial service to celebrate William’s life will be held on Sunday, July 9th from 1pm to 7pm at Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333). Family, friends, and colleagues are invited to come together to honor his memory and share their stories and experiences.
As we bid farewell to William George Wilson, let us remember the impact he made on our lives and the legacy he leaves behind. May his soul find eternal peace, and may we find solace in the memories we shared with him.