Everett V. Wilson was born March 18, 1919 at Mitchell to Sylvester and Alma (Riley) Wilson. He grew up on the family farm and attended school through the 8th grade. Following grade school he took a welding class. During WWII he served in the US Army from January 1942 until November 1945. On July 19, 1942 he married Marjorie Caldwell in Yuma, AZ. Following the service they returned to South Dakota where they were involved in farming southwest of Mitchell. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion and VFW.
He is survived by three children: Paul (Barb) Wilson, Black Hawk, SD; Teresa Wilson, Mitchell and Joan (Danny) Whittemore, Colorado Springs, CO; daughter-in-law, Christine Wilson, Mitchell; three grandchildren: Scott Wilson, Jessica Kippes and Travis Wilson, three great-grandchildren: Ethan Wilson, Quinton Wilson and Logan Wilson and one sister, Mary Ellen Malde, Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marjorie, son, Burt, two brothers: Kenneth and Clarion and one sister, Francis Green.
The family requests no memorials.