Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Royllyn “Budd” Wilson

Royllyn “Budd” Wilson, age 87, of Liberty, died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 10:21 am in Blessing Hospital.

Royllyn "Budd" Wilson | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, IllinoisBudd was born June 21, 1930 in Marblehead, Illinois, the son of Theodore D. and Dovie G. Sanders Wilson. He married Frances Ethlyn Sanders on February 4, 1951 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on September 12, 2007.

He is a 1948 graduate from Quincy High School. Budd was an United States Army Veteran of the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. After his time in service, he worked at Gates Radio until he decided to become a self-employed machinist in 1976. Budd was always handy with his hands. He also loved hunting, fishing, woodworking and attending his garden.

Budd is survived by a son, Terry (Brenda) Wilson; a daughter, Sandra Wilson both of Liberty, IL; two grandchildren, Elana Wilson of Columbia, MO, and Richard Wilson of Ozark, MO; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, Budd was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Glorine M. Hickerson and Gwendolyn L. Wilson.

Services: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Disseler officiating.

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Disabled American Veterans


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Terry and family, Sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He is now with your mother in eternal peace.

  2. Terry & Brenda,
    My deepest sympathy to you both. I enjoyed talking with Budd on so many occasions.

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