Herbert A. Wilson, Sr.

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March 1, 1935 - May 10, 2024

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Thursday, May 16th from 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


Friday, May 17th 11 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


Pioneer Cemetery

Herbert A. Wilson, Sr., age 89, of Westerville, passed away May 10, 2024. Retired from Westerville City Schools and former owner of KeWaPa Sales. Member of Harlem Road United Methodist Church and former member of Westerville Rotary Club. Veteran of Army National Guard. Herb enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, golfing and cutting firewood.

Survived by his sons, Herbert A. (Lin Dee) Wilson, Jr. and Kevin E. (Wendy) Wilson; grandchildren, Bryan Wilson, Christopher (Christina) Wilson and Madison (Chris) Austin; great-grandchildren, Olive Littelmann and Ayden Wilson; Rhoda Holt and her daughters, Lisa, Ruthie and Sharon.

Friends may call at the Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Thursday 6-8 p.m. where service will be held Friday at 11 a.m., Pastors Bud Leskovac and Rocky Riddle, officiating. Interment Pioneer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Harlem Road United Methodist Church.


Kristie Lowrey - May 20, 2024

Mr. Wilson was our janitor at Longfellow elementary when I was there from 1st through 6th grade. We loved him. In 2nd grade, my friends and I picked all the dandelions we could in the schoolyard and spread them out on his desk. We were sure he would love them! He was such a nice man. I still remember him after all these years. I hope that memories like these will help lessen the sadness during this difficult time. Prayers for his family.

Roy Rhodes - May 16, 2024

It was my pleasure to meet Herbie 14 years ago, we played in two golf leagues during that time. He was a pleasure to know, always upbeat and and full of life. I'd ask him every time we'd meet, "How are you Herbie?". His reply rarely varied from "Fine, I'm just fine!". I will always remember him as the great person he was and miss him.

Rick Tibuurzio - May 15, 2024

To the entire Wilson family, I am sorry for your loss. He always came out on the basketball court while we were practicing and shot half-court shots. He was a great man and will be sorely missed.

John Gardner - May 15, 2024

Herb was the janitor at Longfellow elementary school, which I attended in the 60's. He bought us bats , balls and I think a glove or 2 so that we could play baseball during lunch break and recess. Occasionally he would play with us. That small act of kindness that I remember all of these years later, is testament to the type of person Herb was.

SFC Gregory S Boatwright - May 14, 2024

Herb was the janitor when I went to Westerville South. Herb used to sell is pop. Herb was a good guy

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