Sunday, January 25, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

John Wallace Wilson

By
From page A4 | April 14, 2013 |

John Wallace Wilson
Sept. 22, 1940 — April 5, 2013
John Wallace Wilson, 72, of West Sacramento, Calif., died Friday, April 5, 2013.
He was born to the late Wilbor and Thelma Wilson, Sept. 22, 1940 in Brookings, SD.
John graduated from Davis High School in 1958, received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Washington State University in 1967 and a master’s in transportation management from State University of New York in 1975. He married his wife Shou-Ting in Taichung, Taiwan in 1970.
John served in the United States Air Force and was stationed in Taiwan. After finishing military service he returned to the United States and worked as an scheduling analyst for Trans World Airlines in New York City. He later accepted work with Saudia Airlines and moved with his wife and two daughters to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. John and family later moved to Concord, Calif., where he owned and operated three Movieland video stores in Concord, Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill.
He was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. John loved movies, music, pizza and Formula One car racing. His family traveled around the world visiting many countries. Bangkok was his favorite city to visit.
John is survived by his wife, two daughters; Karen and husband Don Tafjen of Copperopolis, Calif., Marcie Wilson and life partner Betsy Bushnell of Davis, Calif., two grandchildren; Tyler and Ellie Tafjen and his sisters and brother; Rosemary Trouette of Visalia, Calif., Ben Wilson of Kent, Wash. and Roberta Shakya of Davis, Calif.
His family will hold a graveside service at the Davis Cemetery where John will be buried.

Comments

comments

Special to The Enterprise

.

News

 
Four days of unusual, adventuresome music

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Red Cross honors community heroes

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Bridges of Yolo County: Wear, tear … repair?

By Elizabeth Case | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Abe ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Abortion opponents express renewed hope at California rally

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Spanish police arrest 4 suspected members of a jihadi cell

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Fake schools draw federal scrutiny

By The Associated Press | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Winter produce available at Sutter market

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
Sip wines at St. James’ annual tasting

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
Donations to be distributed during homeless count

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A4

Speaker will share computer security tips

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Logos Books celebrates 5 years, offers language groups

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Australian olive oil company opens U.S. headquarters in Woodland

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Explore at the YOLO Outdoor Expo

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Pedal around Davis on weekly bike ride

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Yolo animal shelter seeking rawhide donations

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A5

 
Woodland Healthcare employees take Great Kindness Challenge

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

At the Pond: Nest boxes give birds new homes

By Jean Jackman | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
California ranks worst in nation for guidance counselors

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Davis, Woodland are saving water

By Elizabeth Case | From Page: A12

 
Music and Words Festival events

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A12

.

Forum

Caring for the aging mouth

By Samer Alassaad | From Page: A8

 
Family isn’t keen on relationship

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: A8

 
We have the right to choose

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

 
We don’t have to suffer

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

City helped immensely

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

 
Rick McKee cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A10

Big utilities’ nightmare begins to play out

By Tom Elias | From Page: A10

 
Mayor’s Corner: Let’s renew Davis together

By Dan Wolk | From Page: A10

From innovation parks to innovative buildings and planning

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11

 
When measles spreads from Disneyland, it’s a small world after all

By New York Times News Service | From Page: A11

.

Sports

Loud crowd sees DHS boys win

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Lady Devils hold off Pacers, stay perfect in league

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

Wildcats’ inaugural kids development league exceeds expectations

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Aggies get top 2015 gymnastics score, but fall short

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

UCD men take two tennis matches

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B8

 
Watney in ninth at Humana Challenge

By Staff and wire reports | From Page: B8

.

Features

.

Arts

.

Business

Davis man focusing on cannabidiol business

By Will Bellamy | From Page: A9

 
Marrone Bio’s Regalia approved for new uses in Canada

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9

 
UCD grad makes insurance ‘hot 100′ list

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Yolo County real estate sales

By Zoe Juanitas | From Page: A9

 
.

Obituaries

Thomas George Byrne

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Sunday, January 25, 2015

By Creator | From Page: B8