Richard Wilson

Enumclaw resident Richard L. Wilson, 78, died May 15, 2014.

He was born Dec. 12, 1935, in Yakima, Wash., to William Glenn and Eula Mae (Yocum) Wilson. He married Patricia on Nov. 23, 1978, in Dalles Port, Wash. He loved spending time with his family. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed mountain climbing, biking and hiking.

He is survived by wife Pat Wilson of Enumclaw; sons Kerri and wife Laurel of Puyallup, Mark and wife Linda of Enumclaw, Greg and wife Terry of Auburn, Randall of California, Rick of Juanita, Wash., James of Sumner and Ron and wife Durema of Kent; and 12 grandchildren.

A celebration of his life followed by a potluck luncheon will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at Buckley Hall.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Franciscan Hospice, P.O. Box 1502, Tacoma, 98401, or National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, NPCF, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, Colo. 80502.

Services are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at