Milford Earl Wilson Sr., 65 - Niles Ohio

Niles Ohio - Milford Earl Wilson Sr., 65, 400 Belmont Ave. died at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 in the emergency room of St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Mr. Wilson was born April 4, 1943, in Big Springs, W.V., the son of Hoy and Emogene Burrows Wilson. He spent most of his life in the Warren, Ohio area and 20 years in North Carolina.

He was employed by the former Standard Transformer as a winder and traveling company representative. He owned and operated several Amoco Service Stations, including the Kinsman location and was a master of several trades, including mechanical and craft design construction, repair and production.

Milford was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, April Louise Wilson.

He is survived by his wife, the former Louise O. Warner, whom he married Oct. 11, 1964; three sons, Milford E. Jr. (fiance Diana Thornton) of Shreveport, La; Robert E. of Ayden, N.C. and Michael H. of Greenville, NC; two brothers Benjamin L. (Linda) Davis, Timothy W. (Debbie) Davis, three sisters, Barbara I. (Deryl) Mays, Beverly A. (Gary) Orwig, Betty J (Bruce) Clearwater, all of Warren, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 at Robert P. McDermott Memorial Home, 614 Warren Ave. Niles, Ohio where friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of services.