Richard S. Wilson, age 78, of Mason Lane, Pembroke, passed away at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Bradford Heights Health and Rehab of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke with Rev. Jesse Brown officiating and burial to follow in Stokes Chapel. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, August 3, 2018, at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke.
Mr. Wilson was born in Todd County, on December 12. 1939, the son of the late Jess and Anna Case Wilson. He was the owner/operator of Richards Drive In in Pembroke for 39 years. He was in the US Army Reserves. Richard was a member of Casky Baptist Church. In addition to his parents; he is preceded in death by his brothers, Jesse Wilson and Jack Wilson, and his sisters, Eula Mae Cannon, and Dorothy Wilson.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Bonnie Chandler Wilson of Pembroke; his son, Nathan Wilson and his wife, Melody of Hopkinsville; his daughter, Cindy Wilson of Hopkinsville; his brother, Gene Wilson of Elkton; two grandchildren, Laney Wilson and Shawn Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Casky Baptist Church at 4090 Casky Lane Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or Cindy Wilson at United Southern Bank Main Branch at 1813 East 9th Street Hopkinsville, KY 42240.