Theodore J. Wilson, 92
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Theodore J. Wilson, 92, a longtime resident of Mill River passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at home with his family by his side.
A native and lifelong resident of the area, Theodore was born in Great Barrington, on Nov. 5, 1928, the son of Russell and Helena Wycle Wilson. He attended grade school at the
VanDeusenville one room schoolhouse and then high school at Searles.
Theodore was working as a truck driver for Palmer Lines before he served his country during the Korean War as a PFC in the U.S. Army. Mr. Wilson worked as a truck driver for different companies before working as a Garage Supervisor for the Home Gas Company until his retirement, and then part-time at Carlson Propane after
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, the former Donna Coons. The couple was married on Sep. 11, 1954 at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington. He is also survived by his sister Elsa Karr of Great Barrington his children Brad Wilson and wife Charlotte, Greg Wilson and partner Nancy, Dawn Davis and husband Scott as well as five grandchildren Keith and his wife Emily, Matthew and his wife Amber, Kyle and his partner Kendra, Chad and Adam and 5 great
grandchildren Erica, Kevin, Matthew Jr., Oliver and Brayden.
A lifetime member of the NRA, bowling leagues at the Cove and travel for Sunday morning breakfasts were some hobbies along with cruises and trips to the casino with his wife. The family would like to thank Kindred at Home and Hospicecare of the Berkshires.
Services will be private. A memorial will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Theodore J. Wilson may be made to Southern Berkshire Ambulance or Hospicecare of the Berkshires through Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home, 426 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA. 01230. To send remembrances to his family please go to
Obituary Provided By: Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home