Wilson grew up in Michigan and achieved his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1976. Upon completing his residency at the University of Rochester he moved to Newport to begin his career as an OB/GYN.
Here are just a few of the many comments former patients and friends has to say about Dr. Wilson on Facebook:
Vanessa Maples He was a great doctor he saved my son life when he delivered him my unborn child heart rate was dropping he was doing everything possible to have me deliver natural and he did. RIP Dr Wilson
Lindsay Sisson Absolutely amazing for a doctor. He was one of the best. May he rest in peace
Janna Olson He delivered me 29 years ago
Maddie Lynn he delivered me 14 years ago
Sean Roberts He delivered my son. He was an awesome Dr. Always greeted with a smile. He will be missed.
Erica Hautala Such sad news... He delivered both my children, a fabulous doctor and he will be very missed by his patients (and Kathy's patients too). Thoughts and prayers with his family... Very saddened by this news.
Annmarie Manzi Courtemanche So Sad, So Young, ....He was indeed sooo Dedicated to his patients. Our Deepest sympathy for his Family, May he rest in peace.Jennifer Jackson A great man and excellent doctor. He saved my life and helped me to be able to have children. My heart is heavy. My thoughts and prays go out to his family. Heaven has just been blessed with the best obgyn... We will miss you Dr. Wilson but I know you are at rest now.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 5:00-8:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway in Newport.
Read the full obituary for Dr. Wilson here.