Richard S. Wilson Obituary

Richard S.   Wilson
Richard WIlson
Richard S. Wilson

July 17, 1956 - May 11, 2019
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Apple Valley, MN
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Richard S. Wilson, 62, passed away in his home on May 11, 2019, after a 10 ½ year battle with stage IV colorectal cancer.

Rick was born July 17, 1956, in Des Moines, IA and graduated there from Roosevelt High School in 1974. He attended the University of Iowa and remained a loyal Hawkeye fan.

Rick is survived by his wife, Marcia (Schlichting); three children, Steven, Jennifer and Eric Wilson; his mother, Arlene Wilson of Des Moines; brothers, John (Doreen) Wilson of Chicago and Thomas Wilson of West Des Moines; in-laws, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, John B. Wilson and sister-in-law, Cathy Wilson.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Iles-Westover Chapel. Private interment will be at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences will be welcomed at





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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American Cancer Society
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Des Moines, IA United States 50309