Richard Allen Wilson
January 04, 1943 - April 03, 2017
Richard Allen Wilson, 74, went home to be with the Lord on April 3, 2017 at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital in Sugar Land, Texas.
He was born on January 4, 1943 in Corsicana, Texas to Hersell Wilson and Aileen Jones Wilson. For most of his childhood, he lived in Purdon and Waco, Texas and attended both Purdon and La Vega Schools. Upon graduation from high school he enlisted in the US Army and graduated from paratrooper jump school with the 82nd airborne.
After his honorable discharge from the Army, he enrolled at Navarro Junior College. He graduated from Baylor University in 1968 and received his Master’s degree from Baylor as well.
Richard started his career as an Educator at La Vega HS and later moved to Houston and taught in the Alief ISD and retiring from Clements High School in Ft Bend County as a high school counselor.
Richard met the love of his life and best friend, Juliet Villacorte, they were married for 28 years. Richard loved his family as well as reading, politics and visiting the Philippines.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years and son Cody of Sugar Land. He is survived by one brother Mark Jones and wife Euneta of Hewitt, TX as well as niece Heather Cain of The Colony, Texas and niece Lauren Jones Smith of Robinson, Texas and many other extended families in the US and the Philippines.