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Samuel Ray Wilson Obituary

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Samuel Ray Wilson

Midland, MI

March 11, 1949 - March 29, 2024

Samuel Ray Wilson Obituary

Samuel Ray Wilson, 75 of Midland, passed away on March 29th, 2024 at home surrounded by family. He was born in Wichita, Kansas on March 11th, 1949 to the late Leland and Elizabeth Jo (Doyle) Wilson. Samuel married the love of his life Cheryl Marie Franks on August 20th, 2005 and they shared 20 loving years together.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, telling jokes and stories, and spending time with his family.

Samuel is survived by his wife; Cheryl, children; Brandon, Shannon, Liz, Jay, Shana, and Phillip.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Leland and Jo, and brother; Dan.

A cremation has taken place per Samuel’s wishes and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the charity of donors choice.

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