Richard M. Wilson



Richard Maret Wilson, 68, passed away peacefully at National Health Care of Garden City on Sunday July 30, 2017. He was born on March 25, 1949 in Greenville, South Carolina to Bernice Helen Babbitt and the late Kay William Wilson.

He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Following his honorable discharge, Richard worked in the medical field for several companies and then became a partner in Transportation Resources, a federal compliance consulting firm.

Along with his mother of Wedowee, Alabama, left to cherish Richard’s memory is his wife, Mary Anne Wilson of Myrtle Beach; his sister, Shirron and her husband Richard Soohey; two brothers, Jimmie Wilson and his wife Gail of Eldersburg, MD and Donnie Wilson and his wife Wanda of Valparaiso, IN as well as several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Richard’s life will be held 1:00PM Wednesday, August 02, 2017 at Socastee United Methodist Church, 5575 Dick Pond Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588.

A memorial service will also be held at a later date in Bethlehem, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Richard’s name to The American Heart Association, 1113 44th Ave N #200, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 or to Coastal Animal Rescue, 1288 Limestone Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.