Roger Stanley Wilson Sr., age 97, of Celina, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Celina Manor.

He was born November 22, 1921, in Hopewell Township, to the late Lee & Ethel (Carroll) Wilson. 


Roger is survived by 4 children: Deborah ( James ) Sullenberger 

of Fort Myers, Florida, Stan ( Lora ) Wilson of Kettering, and 

Katherine ( Mark ) Zizelman and Rodney ( Sara ) Wilson of Celina, 

6 grandchildren: Ben ( Juliet ) Sullenberger, Julie ( Justin ) Meyer, 

Nick Wilson, Corey ( Garratt ) Zizelman, Kyle ( Julie ) Zizelman, and 

Payton Wilson, 4 step grandchildren: Brett ( Heather ) Sullenberger, 

Josh ( Sondra ) Moon, Brittany ( Maleah ) Latting, and Karissa Fredrick, 

3 great-grandchildren: Eliza, Abigail, and Adeline, and 6 step great-

grandchildren: London, Kayden, Macie, Sean, Emma, and Libby.


Roger was preceded in death by his brothers: George ( & Iris ), Weston, Gene, and Ned Wilson.

A 1940 graduate of Celina Senior High School, Roger worked for 38 years at Mersman Brothers, and was a member of the UIU ( Upholsterers International Union ). 


Roger enjoyed Cincinnati Reds Baseball, and building construction; 

and had built 40 garages in the area.  He liked to help his children with their homes and projects. 

Friends & Family may call at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home 

in Celina, on Saturday, January 5, from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M., with a time of sharing memories to begin at 3:00.  Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery in Celina.


Condolences can be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com


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