LOUISVILLE - L. Richard Wilson, 82, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
Richard was a native of Paducah, Ky., a member of Jeffersontown Christian Church, and had been co-owner of Highway Structures, Inc. He was president of the Associated General Contractors of Louisville, Ky., served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and attended Reidland High School and the Bowling Green College of Commerce.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Otha Earl and Estelle (Duncan) Wilson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Charlotte (Crocker) Wilson; his children, Larry R. Wilson, Michael D. Wilson (Debbie), and Dawn E. Wilson; grandchildren, Lauren Wilson, Alex and Whitney Russell, Kaela Wilson, Chad and Tyler Holt; a brother, Robert G. Wilson; and sisters, Norma June Conn (Bill) and Judy Askins (Dan).
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Jeffersontown Christian Church, 10631 Taylorsville Road. Memorial visitation will be from 4:30 until time of service Thursday at the church.
The family requests that memorial gifts be made to Jeffersontown Christian Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, 10600 Taylorsville Road. Online condolences may be left at www.ratterman.com.