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George Ralph Wilson

Posted 2020-11-19 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald on Nov. 19, 2020 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

George Ralph Wilson, 75, passed away Nov. 15, 2020 at his home in Lake
Havasu City. George was born in Bloomington, Illinois to Edna and
George Moore. He was adopted at age 15, along with his brothers by Don

After graduation, George joined the United States Air Force, serving
at Travis Air Force Base in California and Okinawa, Japan. He received
the Airman's Medal for Heroism on Jan. 12, 1967. After his service
with the Air Force, George began his career with the California
Highway Patrol. He worked as a state traffic officer and an undercover
officer, retiring after 32 years.

George married the love of his life, Peggy Williams, Aug. 9, 1970, in
Winterhaven, California. Together they shared 50 years of marriage and
were blessed with two children and four grandchildren.

He enjoyed fishing, waterskiing, riding WaveRunners, quilting,
photography, travel, horses and his family. He was a member of the
CAHP – California Association Highway Patrolmen and the Elks.

George was preceded in death by his parents, Edna Wilson, George Moore
and Don Wilson and his brother Terry Schwartz.

He is survived by his wife Peggy, his son Terry, his daughter Stacy
Fordham (husband Tom), his brothers, Richard and John, his niece Sheri
and his grandchildren, Ally, Clay, Grace and Cash.

Donations can be made in George's name to Hospice of Havasu,

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz- To send a free card, go to

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