Obituary: Lewis Barrick Wilson Jr.

Lewis Barrick Wilson Jr., 71, retired Newton Medical Center marketing and community relations manager, and community builder, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

Barrick Wilson
Barrick Wilson

Memorial service was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at First Mennonite Brethren Church in Wichita.

Wilson was a member of the Nuts Ukelele Tunes Society and had a number of current community service involvements including member and board of directors at the Newton Area Senior Center, Carriage Factory Art Gallery and Active Age newspaper. He was vice president for the Kiwanis Club of Newton and member and on the advisory board for RSVP of Harvey County. He also served on the Harvey County Resource Council and on the public relations committee for Mennonite Church of the Servant in Wichita.

He was preceded in death by brother Alvin Bruce Wilson.

Survivors include wife, Kristi; sons, Jeffrey Wilson of Redlands, Calif., and Bryan Wilson (Ursula) of Wichita; brother, James Bradley Wilson of Lenexa; sister, Rea Wilson of Olathe; and four grandchildren.

Memorials are established with Alzheimer?s Association, 1820 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67214 and Central Kansas Community Foundation, 301 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West was in charge of arrangements.

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