Thomas K. Wilson, 77, died on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Temple, Texas.
He was born on March 15, 1940, in Hempstead, Texas, to Truman “Cotton” and Leta (Wiggins) Wilson.
He married Rita Faye Chapman July 27, 1968.
This wonderful man was a musician, a veteran who was proud to have served his country, a 50-plus year master Mason of Carlton Masonic Lodge No. 519 and an active participant in the Order of the Eastern Star, Carlton Chapter No. 949 and Hamilton Chapter No. 215.
He was a steamfitter by trade (local union No. 100 of Dallas) and a dairyman in Comanche County, where he resided most of his life.
Tom is survived by his wife, Rita; a stepdaughter, Kelly Westmoreland and husband, Wes; a sister, Mary Hopper; two brothers, Corky Wilson and wife, Joyce and John Wilson and wife, Virginia; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.