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DONALD EUGENE "GENE"  WILSON , JR

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“My sincere condolences to Don's family. I met and knew Don during my time in Japan. Deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Rest in peace. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Shangraw - Pembroke, ON

“Don as kind enough to take me under his wing when I moved to Japan, took the time to show me around. I will always remember his infectious laugh and...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Norman & Alisa Johnson - BC

“I worked with Don for about a year and a half inChiba Japan. I have great memories of my time with Don. I know he will be missed. My condolences to...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: David Huffman - Chiba

“Worked with Don for two years and never worked with a funeral director that cared more about his families than he did. Very compassionate, caring,...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin Thompson - Karnes City, TX

“A new angel went to heaven. Donald will be sorely missed, but the thought of him up there watching us warms my heart. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Christine Kent - SAN ANTONIO, TX


6 of 17 | Posted by: Yasuko Matsuuchi - Tokyo

“Our deepest sympathy to Phyllis and the Wilson family in their loss. Gene will be dearly missed. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Keith & Gina Benoit - San Antonio, TX

“Our deepest sympathy to the Wilson family on your loss. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Danny Heidrich - New Braunfels, TX

“My sympathies to the Wilson family for the sudden death of Don. I arrived in Japan at the same time Don did and we worked together closely for many...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Rob Hoey - Yokohama

“My Sincere condolences to the Wilson family with the loss of Don. I worked with him in Japan for many years and words cannot begin to express my...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: John Donlon - Rochester, NY

“I am so deeply saddened to hear this terrible news. Don was such an original who was truly dancing through life and living every moment. I will...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Neil Kinzie - Toronto, ON

“Don and I were good friends while he was in Japan. A more jolly, caring and funny man I have never met. You meet many people in your life, but only...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: George Cleary - London

“I was very sad to here of Dons's passing...he was a very fun guy ,,,the short time I worked with him I learned a lot,,,also hanging out with him at...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: david ellenberger - boca raton, FL

“Worked side by side with Don for over two years at Doeppenschmidt as a fellow director & embalmer. He was a great guy, a terrific friend and an...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Paul West - Dallas, TX

“I was sad to hear of Don's passing. I enjoyed working with him. He was a good funeral director and was always willing to help if I had questions.My...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Rebecca Van Cleve - New Braunfels, TX

“Love and condolences.... ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Cara Pankey-Soell - New Braunfels, TX

“I was very sad to hear of the passing of Don. I didn't work directly with him, but he was always kind to me and willing to help a fellow Funeral...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Valerie Costello - New Braunfels, TX


DONALD EUGENE "GENE" WILSON JR of New Braunfels, TX died September 28, 2016 at the age of 45. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer who taught Japanese funeral personnel modern embalming techniques overseas for nearly 20 years. He graduated from the San Antonio College, Department of Mortuary Science in 1991. Gene was most recently employed at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home.