Joseph R. Wilson

WILSON, Joseph R. “Rockne,” 72, of Follansbee, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Valley Hospice.

He was born June 26, 1941, in Moss Point, MS., the son of the late Joseph and Virginia Simms Wilson.

Joseph was a retired FBI agent having worked in the Steubenville office for many years and retiring from the Cambridge office, he was the owner and operator of Wilson Properties, and was an avid golfer and history buff.

He is also preceded in death by one sister, Dixie Wilson Bryan.

Surviving is Linda S. Wilson of Steubenville, one son, J.R. (Christine) Wilson, Jr. of Steubenville; one daughter, Carrie (Craig) White of West Alexander, PA and three grandchildren, Ryan Dittmar, Tyler Wilson and Katie Wilson. His best friend and companion, Elizabeth Tacozza, and his loving extended family, Nuncia (Rick) Ruggieri, Alex Sperlazza, Dan Tacozza and Sophia Tacozza.

At his request, services will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Valley Hospice, 380 Summit Ave. Steubenville, OH 43952

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