Earnest Dwayne Wilson, of Blackwell, died Sunday afternoon, July 8, 2018, at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was 68.
Earnest was born on June 1, 1950, in Blackwell the son of Lawrence Neil and Shirley Darlene Tilton Wilson. He grew up in Blackwell and attended Blackwell Public Schools graduating with the class of 1968. He furthered his education by attending Oklahoma State University in Stillwater where he earned a bachelor’s degree. While in college he married Carma Reynolds and they made Stillwater their home. Following his education he began managing co-ops throughout Nebraska and Oklahoma. He later married Evelyn Warden on June 1, 1985, in Dodge City, Kan. He ended his career managing the co-op in Marland. Following his retirement he began working part-time at Lowe’s in Ponca City. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Oklahoma State Alumni Association and enjoyed Cowboy athletics. His love was roping and attending and competing in rodeos.
He is survived by his companion, Spicy Dunn, of Ponca City; a step-daughter, Nicole Mazerac, of Kansas; a step-son, Cody Warden, of Bucklin, Kan.; two sisters, Paula Wilson, of Newkirk and Lori Davis and husband Richard, of Edmond and six step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Amber Wilson.
A service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 11 at Roberts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with James W. Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Blackwell Cemetery.
A memorial has been established in his honor with the American Heart Association in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, OK 74631.
On-line condolences can be made at www.robertsandsonfh.com.