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WILSON, Ronald Joe
WILSON, Ronald Joe Age 82, of Manhattan, Kan., died Mon., July 10, 2017 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, Kan. He was born Sept. 24, 1934 in Wichita, Kan., the son of Joseph and Beulah (Pratt) Wilson. Mr. Wilson attended Iowa State University prior to serving with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. Following his military service he transferred to Wichita State University where he earned his Bachelors degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Mr. Wilson was an Aeronautical Engineer for NASA at the Edwards Air Force Base in Lancaster, Calif. He retired after 40 years of employment (1962-2002). In 2003, he moved to Manhattan, Kan. to be near family and since 2008, made his home at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Survivors include his cousin: Robert E. Julian Manhattan, Kan. Cremation is planned with interment at a later date in Belpre, Kan.

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