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Visitation:

Friday, May 18, 2018
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Friday, May 18, 2018
2:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Orilla, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Caleb Byron Wilson

Caleb Byron Wilson, 91, passed away May 15, 2018 at Ramsey Village.

Caleb was born December 18, 1926 in Des Moines to Caleb and Grace Wilson. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. Caleb was a well-known home builder in the Des Moines area and owner of Cal Wilson Construction. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed the outdoors and his family.

Caleb is survived by his children, Gary (Angela) Wilson, David Wilson, Diana (Jerry) Nizzi, Sandy Anderson and Lisa Wilson; brothers, Bill Wilson and Jim (Gladys) Wilson; 16 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 70 years, Shirley; son Ronnie; infant son, Larry; brothers, Al and Robert Wilson; and sisters, Mary and Oral May Wilson.

The family will greet friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018 with the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Caleb will be laid to rest at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Orilla.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.