Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Greg Wilson, 72, Wapakoneta, died at 3:33 a.m. Dec. 22, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 13, 1942, in St. Marys, to John and Dolores Drake Wilson. On Jan. 30, 1965, at Immaculate Conception Church, Celina, he married Margarita Sauer, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Eric (Lisa) Wilson, St. Marys; two grandchildren, Brandy Margarita Wilson and Jeremy Gregory Wilson; and a brother, Larry (Mary) Wilson, St. Marys.
He was a 1962 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. He graduated from Ohio State University and earned his juris doctorate from the Ohio Northern University College of Law.
He was an attorney in Auglaize County for many years, focusing on defending criminal defendants. He also practiced personal injury law and was a former judge of the West District Court.
He was renowned across the United States for his water skiing skills. He was the 10-time national champion water skier and was inducted into the American Water Ski Association Hall of Fame.
Funeral rites are 11 a.m. Monday at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bruce Strine officiating.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.