Otis V.


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Otis V. Wilder

Sep 10 1921 - Dec 15 2006

Otis V. Wilder, age 85, of McKinney, Texas, passed away December 15, 2006 in McKinney. He was born September 10, 1921, in Valdasta, Texas to Loyd W. and Elizabeth Jane (Ingram) Wilder. On May 24, 1943 he married Rachel Juanita Wisdom in Van Alstyne, Texas. Mr. Wilder served his country during WWII in the US Army Air Force. He owned Wilder Sales and Service for forty-five years and worked as a contractor for Southwestern Bell. He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a Shriner in the Hella Temple where he was president of the Golf Association in 1979. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Juanita; son Thomas Otis Wilder and his wife Scharlotte of McKinney; grandson Christopher Thomas Wilder and his wife Heather of Greenville, SC; great-grandchildren Jackson, Sydney, Caitlyn; brother Odell Wilder of McKinney; sisters Mardell Mills of Plano, TX and Penny White of Blue Ridge, TX. Preceding him in death were his three sisters and three brothers. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, December 18, 2006, at the First Baptist Church of McKinney with Brother Randy Morlan officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visititation on Sunday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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