Willis Albert Corson
Name: Willis A. Corson
Last Residence: 01845 North Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United
States of America
Born: 17 Feb 1920
Died: 7 Jun 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: New Hampshire (Before 1951 )
His death, as reported in a Dover, New Hampshire newspaper, listed him as age 80, a carpenter and the founder and president of Wilco Security. He was in World War II, participating in six major battles. Willis was in the 367th Engineer Combat Battalion in France and Germany. He also served during the Korean War at the rank of Staff Sergeant. - see more, below:
Willis A. Corson
NORTH ANDOVER -- Willis A. 'Albert' Corson, 80, died Wednesday at
Lawrence General Hospital.
Born in New Durham, N.H., Mr. Corson was a self-employed carpenter and
woodworker. He founded and was president of WILCO Security Co., retiring
Mr. Corson served in the Army during World War II in the 367th Combat
Engineers unit. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Silver Star,
attaining the rank of staff sergeant. After the Korean War he joined the
New Hampshire National Guard 157th Signal Construction Company, retiring
from service in 1960.
He was a member of New England Bible Church in Andover and Iglesia
Bautista Biblica in Lawrence.
He leaves sons and their wives Willis R. and Keny Judith, Peter I. and
Susan McMahon, and Kevan S. and Patrice, all of Manchester, N.H;
brother Lawrence of New Durham; and three granddaughters.
There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be Thursday at 7
p.m. in New England Bible Church, with burial in Riverside Cemetery,
Alton, N.H. Arrangements are by Plonowski Funeral Home, Lawrence.
He was born on 17 February 1920 at New Durham, New Hampshire, USA
. He was the son of Willis Raymond Corson
and Etta Stella Thurston
. Willis Albert Corson died on 7 June 2000 at Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
, at age 80.