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Duane Ray Wilson

Feb 18, 1957 - Jan 12, 2018
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Duane Ray Wilson passed away on January 12, 2018 in Yakima, WA He was born February 18, 1957 in Newport, WA to Walter A. and Maxine (Anthony) Wilson. In 1964 the family moved to Naches, WA where Duane attended school and graduated from Naches High School in 1975. After graduation, Duane worked for Rowe Farms and Snokist Growers in Naches and Yakima. On March 23, 1983 he married Lorri Weston and they made their home in Naches.

Duane was a talented carpenter and mechanic. Lorri and Duane bought and remodeled homes and eventually purchased their own home in Selah. In 2002, Duane started working for DRR Fruit as Plant Manager where he worked until his death. This was a job he very much enjoyed both for the people he oversaw and the owners of the business who were more of a family to him rather than his employers. It was a perfect match for both.  Duane loved the outdoors. He especially loved fishing and hunting. He had a soft spot for pets and always had a dog and cat to love. 
 
Duane is survived by his wife Lorri Wilson (Weston), his brother, Dale A. Wilson of Snohomish, WA., two sisters; Diane (Mathew) Gregorich of Bellingham, WA., and Marcia (John) Hamilton of Ferndale, WA., three nieces; Shellie (Kevin) Hoferer of Charleston, Il., Sara (Nathan) Reid of Ferndale, WA., Samantha Wilson of Everett, WA., and nephew Wesley Wilson of Snohomish, WA., He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter (1986) and Maxine (2002) Wilson, and his brother Darryl Wilson (1985).
 
A Celebration of Duane’s life for his family and friends has been scheduled for Saturday the 20th of January at 1:00 pm at the Peace of Christ Church in Naches (201 E Second St., Naches, WA 98936). Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, and sent in care of, Brookside Funeral Home (PO Box 1267, Moxee, WA 98936), who is caring for the family.
 

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Jan 20, 2018:1:00 pm

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