Roy W. Wilson

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Roy  W.  Wilson, 78, of Cherokee, Iowa, passed away peacefully Friday morning, May 25, 2018 at Careage Hills. Memorial services will be held this Saturday, June 16th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa, with Pastor Pinky Person officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee, Iowa. Visitation will be on Saturday morning June 16th  from 9 a.m. until service time at the Boothby Funeral Home.  On line condolences can be left at



Roy was born August 28, 1939 in Cherokee, Iowa to William and Dorothy (Jenness) Wilson. He attended Willow Community Schools, graduating in 1960. Roy worked for a bakery in Cherokee for a few years, some other odd jobs and then for Sleezer Roofing for several years. He was affiliated with the Baptist Church and Faith in Christ Fellowship in Cherokee. Roy enjoyed playing cards, games, crafts, family gatherings and talking to friends.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, sister Beulah Torgerson, brother Tomy Wilson, brother-in-law Earl Anderson.

He is survived by five sisters and two brothers: Anna Mae Polson of Story City, Iowa, Marie Anderson of Cherokee, Iowa, Gladys Torgerson of Des Moines, Iowa, Julia (Roger) Edwards of Emmetsburg, Iowa, Martha (Rex) Buttolph of Texas, Wayne Wilson of Spencer, Iowa and Donald (Connie) Wilson of Cherokee, Iowa;  brother-in-law Roger Torgerson of Fort Dodge, Iowa;  and many nieces and nephews.