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Archie C. Wilson

September 5, 1938 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Archie Clifford Wilson, 83, passed away peacefully at his home with his wife and daughter Sherry by his side. He was born in Joshua Township, Illinois to Emma Rose (Imel) and Mart Woodrow Wilson. He is survived by his wife, Chery Wilson, a brother Arnold Wilson; sisters Martha Renkes, Sheila Sheer, four daughters, Lynne Rouse, Sherry Anderson, Donna Wilson and Jean Mooney, three step children, Doug Robb, Missy, and Jodie Malito, 21 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Mervyn Wilson.
He had many jobs during his life, including owning his own printing company. He was an ordained Deacon of the Catholic Church and was a Chaplain with Pikes Peak Hospice for over 19 years. He was also a volunteer firefighter for Crystal Park Fire Department for several years.
Archie had a deep faith that he used to guide his life and interact with people. He was devoted to his wife and family. He loved Colorado and living in the mountains where he shared a life with his wife for over 30 years. He held a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from St. Ambrose University and completed the Clinical Pastoral Education Program. He liked to stay active and enjoyed woodworking, whittling, leather working, hiking, canoeing, camping and traveling. He enjoyed many hikes up Cameron’s Cone with family and friends. He always had ongoing home improvement projects and was an overall handyman. He had a deep appreciation for Native Americans and their way of life. He was honored to share in their sweat lodge and ceremonies. He was also known for making the best pancakes ever. He touched many lives and had a kind, gentle spirit, and a great sense of humor.
A Celebration of Life will be held in his honor on May 20, 2022, 11:00 at Pikes Peak United Methodist Church, 2927 W. Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO. The service may also be viewed online at Pikes Peak United Methodist Church Come, Love, Grow, Share.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation for the family at Wells Fargo Bank, Archie Wilson Memorial Account #1274599776 or Zelle transfer to Cherylee Wilson, Outward Bound (outwardbound.org), or to St. Ambrose University (https://online.sau.edu).

 

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Services

Celebration Of Life Memorial Service
Friday
May 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Pikes Peak United Methodist Church
2927 W. Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Please note
Please click on the church link to go to their Facebook page for streaming of the service.
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