‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees
Send a Sympathy Gift


Sutton Memorial Home
Monday October 11th, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

View Details

Memorial Service

Sutton Memorial Home
Monday October 11th, 2021

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Orren's visitation.

Orren Rich Wilson

Orren “Rich” Wilson, 84 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 7:43 a.m. at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville, IL. He was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, IL the son of Stuart R. and Verna (Deal) Wilson. He married Emma Livingston-Wilson on December 15, 2000 in Taylorville, IL. He retired from the State of Illinois and farmed for many years. Rich was a member of the Morrisonville United Methodist Church, Taylorville United Methodist Church, Morrisonville Masonic Lodge #681 AF & AM, the Christian County Shrine Club and the NRA.

He is survived by his wife: Emma Wilson of Taylorville, IL; step-daughters: Sheryl (Joe) Craggs of Taylorville, IL; Susan (Rick) Hughes of Taylorville, IL; Daughter: Krista (Brent) Smith of Fillmore, IL; son: Stuart (Mary) Wilson of Morrisonville, IL;step-sons: Ray (Dawn) Livingston of Columbus, MS; David (Andrea) Livingston of Clinton, IL; Jon (Melisa) Livingston of Taylorville, IL; brother-in law: Ralph Lawless of Texas, Roger Boshell of Taylorville, IL; Sisters-in-Law: Shirley Piercy of Fulton, IL and Ruth Hinton of Taylorville, IL; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister: Winonia (Wilson) Lawless.

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Memorial Service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Brennan Hurley officiating. Inurnment will follow in Morrisonville Cemetery in Morrisonville, IL.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children 4400 Clayton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Orren Wilson, please visit our flower store.


So many memories of Rich and the family from the Morrisonville Methodist Church. May good memories give your strength and peace at this time.

Martha R Zimmerman Oct 11 2021 7:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Orren Wilson

Herbert Hendricks Oct 8 2021 8:41 PM

He was like a dad to me even though he was my father in law, love you dad and going to miss you so much. You will always be in my heart, heaven has a very special angel. Love ya you dad.

Mary wilson your daughter inlaw Oct 8 2021 6:54 PM

Emma, I am deeply saddened by the passing of Rich. Just heard two days ago that he was in poor health. I wanted him to know I was thinking and praying for him. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

Martha Freeman Oct 7 2021 9:19 AM