Dan E. Wilson

WILSON, Dan E., 57, of Weirton, WV tragically passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.

He was born Oct. 6, 1955, in Cameron, WV. He was the son of Kay McElwee Wilson of Cameron, WV and the late James Wilson.

Dan was a well-known and trusted businessman and friend to many in the Ohio Valley. He was a partner in Bodkin Wilson & Kozicki PLLC, Certified Public Accountants. Dan was the managing partner of the Weirton, WV office. He was a member of The Rotary Club of Weirton (treasurer), Weirton Area Community Foundation (President), Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce (finance committee), Board of directors of the West Virginia Tax Institute, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was licensed to practice in West Virginia and Ohio.

Dan has been the leading force for many years in providing the leadership to see that the Wheeling Symphony performs every year in Weirton each July. Surviving are his wife, “Ronnie” Tassey Wilson; son, Bryant Wilson (Leslie) of Weirton, WV; brother, George “Butch” Wilson (Betty) of New Martinsville, WV.

A celebration of Dan’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, from noon-5 p.m. at Mario’s Lounge, 3806 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to assist with the continuance of the annual Wheeling Symphony concert in Weirton, WV through the Weirton Area Community Foundation, 3174 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite One, Weirton, WV 26062.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, WV. www.steelandwolfe.com