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Roland D. Wilson

Roland D. Wilson

Roland D. “Squeak” Wilson, 80, of Coulterville, IL; born on November 5, 1938 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Sunday, April 07, 2019 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Mr. Wilson was the owner and operator of Wilson’s Service Station.  He was a member of Grandcote Reformed Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon.  He was a member of the Coulterville Lions Club, the Coulterville Fire Department and EMT.  Roland was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners.

He was preceded in death by his parents – James Merle and Meridith Kathleen, nee Wasson, Wilson.  Two brothers – Larry Wilson; Dick Wilson.

He is survived by his wife – Laura, nee Smith, Wilson.  Three daughters – Patti Birchler of Coulterville, IL; Cindy Wilson of St. Louis, MO; Paula (Ronnie) Lewis of Blaine, TN.  Three granddaughters – Crissy (Richard) Adams of Arnold, MO; Crystal Wilson of St. Louis, MO; Michaela Wilson of St. Louis, MO.  Four great-grandchildren – David Longshore; Erika Adams; Chance James Wilson; Blake D. Wilson.  One sister – Bonnie Dickinson.

Memorials may be made to Grandcote Reformed Presbyterian Church; Coulterville Fire Department or the Coulterville Historical Society.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call at Grandcote Reformed Presbyterian Church in Coulterville, IL on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Grandcote Reformed Presbyterian Church in Coulterville, IL on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:00am with Rev. Jim Stark and Rev. Doug Lueth officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Coulterville Cemetery in Coulterville, IL

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Suzan chamness says:

    Dear Laura,Patty,Cindy, Paula and all the rest of the family.
    My deepest condolences to all.
    Squeak was one of a kind.
    He will be missed greatly.
    Love suzan chamness

  2. Ron & Sherry Ridgeway says:

    Dear Laura, Patti & all your family, we are so sorry for this great loss to your family. We have all your family in our thoughts and prayers during this very sad and very difficult time. God bless and be with you all. Ron & Sherry Ridgeway & Tom Keene

  3. Marilyn and Robert Going says:

    Laura and all family members,
    Sending our sympathy to all of you. Squeaky was a friend to all. God bless you !!!

  4. Millie hodge says:

    So sorry for your lost Laura and family .he was one of the pillars of our town he will be missed

  5. Joan Adams says:

    My sympathy to Squeak’ family. He is Icon for Coulterville. He Help many people in the area. He is with his parents and brothers now.

  6. Ronna Jenne says:

    Our hearts are saddened by the loss of our friend “Squeak”!He was a good man, a talented man, and a man who was a friend to many! Our sincerest sympathies to Laura & family. May GOD comfort you in this time of grief. All our love Pat & Ronna Jenne

  7. Floyd and Debbie Knope says:

    He will be missed squeak was like an Icon in Coulterville. Deepest sympathy to his family.

  8. Jd Hodge says:

    My deepest sympathies to Laura and their children. Never a dull moment with squeak. Cville has lost an icon. Much love n respect.

  9. Debbie (Shadrick) Rice says:

    So sorry for your loss and prayers for the family.

  10. Betty, Randy and Diane Hillyard says:

    Our deepest condolence to the family, Squeak was a true friend to all who knew him and will be missed.

  11. Gertrude Bures says:

    Prayers for Laura and all the family.

  12. Ruby Kohlhaas says:

    I am Saddened to hear this he was sure a one of kind guy,God lay your hands down on this family at this time and ease their pain. prayers to all that knew him R.I.P Squeak!!! you will be missed.

  13. Jo Price says:

    My sympathy to the Squeak Wilson family he will be missed by all who knew him.God will take care of him now God Bless

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