Heber O. Wilson
Heber O. Wilson Jr., age 90, went to be with the Lord on September 30, 2019. Heber was born December 16, 1928, in Port Lemon, Costa Rica, to Heber O. Wilson Sr. and Geneva Irene Darby Wilson of Florence, TX.
Heber married Eileen F. Britton on May 21, 1955 and welcomed four children: Guy Wilson, of Ventura, CA, Kent Wilson and wife, Diane, of Neosho, Pamela Forshey and husband, Lee, of Lompoc, CA, and Deborah Gould and husband, Tim, of Joplin, MO. Nine grandchildren, Kyle, Mindy, Chelsea, Jennifer, Tyler, Kristin, Ashley, Kelsey and Christa; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Heber served our country for three years in the United States Marine Corps as a sergeant, from 1950-1953, in Korea. He returned to California and worked in the aerospace industry in Santa Barbara.
After a 16-year career as one of California's first fire marshals, Heber focused his attention on others, working with children and the handicap. Heber was a Master of the Carpinteria Masonic Temple and was a 32nd Degree Mason and Flag bearer for the Shriners.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 7, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, in Neosho, Pastor Richard Williams will officiate. Interment and military honors will follow in the Neosho IOOF Cemetery. The family will receive friends at a time of visitation, Sunday, October 6, from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Contributions, in memory of Heber, may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on October 2, 2019


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Maryann Spradley
Oct 08, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Eileen and the family during this time. It is comforting to know we are sustained by our faith in Jesus and by the presence of His Spirit.
With Love & Sympathy,
El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Santa Barbara CA