Olean - Norman A. Wilson "Loving Father & Grandfather"
Norman A. Wilson, of 609 East State Street, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Olean General Hospital, following an illness.
Norman was born on Nov. 4, 1938 in Olean and was a son of Woodrow and Twila Wilson. He was raised by Twila and his stepfather, Ronald Brooks. On May 30, 1961, he married his wife of 51 years, Lelia J. Lette, who predeceased him on January 6, 2013.
Norman served in the US Navy from Nov. 29, 1956 to Dec. 1, 1960 and from March 22, 1962 to July 16, 1965. In 1968, he began working for the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works, as a truck driver and plow operator, retiring after 25 years of service in 1993. After he retired, Norman worked for the City of Olean as a parking lot attendant, and he also worked part time at Mickey's Restaurant, where he became friends with everyone. He was a Miami Dolphins Football fan.
Norman is survived by; 2 daughters, Marcia C. (Doug) Keppel of Leon and Victoria A. (John) Irons of Olean; 4 grandchildren, Doug (Holly) Keppel, Shawn Keppel, Jeremy Sturm, and Jerrica McKune; 3 great grandchildren, Eden & Fiona McKune, and Kaylee Keppel; and a special friend, Lynn Moore.
Along with his loving wife; Norman was predeceased by; a sister, Donna Williams and 2 sons, Rick & Paul Sturm.
Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at which time a Memorial Service will be held. The Rev. Stephen Patrick, Pastor of the Mt. Zion Christian Assembly, will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. View Cemetery, Veteran's Field of Honor, at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Mt. View Cemetery, P.O. Box 1044, Olean, New York 14760 or to the American Lung Association, 1111 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo, New York 14203.