August 15, 1930 to May 17, 2011
George Wilson of Atwood, passed away peacefully, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday May 17, 2011 at the age of 80. George was a member of Atwood United Church and a former member of the Loyal Orange Lodge Atwood #630. He enjoyed spending time at the Atwood Men's club playing cards. Beloved husband of Irene (McNeilly) Wilson whom he married in 1959. Loving father of Susan and Doug Laidlaw, Barb and Lyle Buchanan all of RR1 Atwood. Special grandpa of Andrew, Melissa, Ryan, Bonnie and Tyler. Dear brother of Elwood (Pat) and Ferne of RR2 Atwood and Elgin of Atwood. Fondly remembered by brother-in-law and sisters-in-law Elma and Adrian Konings of Listowel, Doris McNeilly of Waterloo and by his nieces & nephews. Predeceased by his parents Bert and Elva (Cuthbertson) Wilson, sisters Dorothy and Beth, sister-in-law Marguerite Wilson and brother-in-law Bill McNeilly. George's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Thursday, May 19, 2011 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday May 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Michelle Owens officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: The Kidney Foundation 379 Dundas St. Suite 119 London, ON N6B 1V5 or Atwood United Church Box 159 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make A Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.