Obituary: Gary Wilson

Gary L. Wilson, 78, died, Friday, April 29, 2022 at his residence.

BENTLEY—Gary L. Wilson, 78, died, Friday, April 29, 2022 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 28, 1943, at the family home at Patterson, Kansas to Keith William and Wilma Margaret (Smith) Wilson.

He was a graduate of Bentley High School and was a lifelong area reside.

He was a member of Bentley United Methodist Church and worked as a truck driver for Swiss Burger Meats and Barsol.

He was a member of Newton Masonic Lodge 142, the Consistory, and the Scottish Rite of Wichita. He was also former Mayor of Bentley

On May 20, 1972 he married Dorothy Ann Scott at First United Methodist Church Newton. She survives of Bentley.

He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a stillborn son; Gary Jr., and brothers; William, Larry and Gerald.

Viewing will be from 2-8 p.m. with the family greeting friends from 6:30-8, Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2022 at Bentley United Methodist Church, with Rev. Jan McDaniel officiating.

Masonic committal service and interment will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Bentley.

Memorials may be given to Bentley United Methodist Church or Masonic Lodge 142, Newton, KS in care of Kaufman Funeral Home.

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