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Obituary: Howard Cody Wilson

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7/22/17 ~ 1/23/03

Howard Cody Wilson, born July 22, 1917, in Beaumont, Texas, passed away January 23, 2003. For the past 17 years, he resided in the Woodlands, Texas. Was past owner of Mats, Inc. and former employee of U.S. Rubber Co.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia Sue Malone Wilson; daughter, Eileen Wilson Edwards and husband, Harry Edwards, Houston; granddaughter, Tracy J. Edwards, Van Nuys, CA.

He grew up in Utah. He graduated from West High School in Salt Lake City, 1935, and attended the University of Utah. Was awarded the Silver Star for bravery in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. Major in the 2nd Infantry Division. Long time member of the Houston Downtown Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Huntsville, TX. Lifelong Republican and Episcopalian. He had many hobbies. Among them, stamp collecting, genealogy, and growing roses.

Memorial services will be Tues. Jan 28, 2003, 2 p.m. Metropolitan Baptist Church, 13000 Jones Rd., Houston, TX 77070.