Bath, NY - Donald E. Wilson Sr., age 67, of the Babcock Road passed away on Tuesday June 17, 2014 in Corning Hospital in Corning, New York. He was born in Coudersport Pennsylvania on July 4, 1946 to Charles and Dorothy Haupt Wilson. Don had been married to Ann Searle who survives.
Don graduated from Wellsville High School and in 1969 he graduated from Ithaca College where he was a member of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. He was the Director of probation of Tompkins County and was a member of the Newfield Lions Club. After a tragic accident in 1980 Don was blessed with numerous care givers at the Pine Crest Home in Avoca and later at the Country Valley Home in Bath.
He is survived by his daughter, Bridgette Wilson Norton of Akron; 2 grand daughters, Allison and Grace Norton; several nieces and nephews who loved him.
Don was predeceased by his parents; a son Donald E."Donnie" Wilson Jr.; a brother Wallace "Wally" Wilson; a sister Gloria Peet.
Friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday June 21 at 11 am in the Sacred Heart Cemetery on South Main Street in Wellsville. Memorials in Donald's name may be made to the Vincent House, 310 Second Avenue, Wayland, New York 14572. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.