Memorial services for William Luther Wilson will be announced at a later date. Mr. Wilson, 77, of Baton Rouge, passed from this life, Monday, March 29, 2021 at his residence. He graduated from Baton Rouge High School, where he played on the basketball team. From there he attended LSU where he majored in English received his master's degree. He went back to LSU and received his law degree. He was a lawyer for Taylor, Porter, Brooks and Phillips, LLP. During his time there he assisted on many different projects and committees. But his true passion was his love for children. He helped to place over 5,000 children pro bono. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge. He was an avid outdoors man who loved to hunt and fish while reading. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Vandaworker Wilson; son, James Vandaworker Wilson; grandchild, Ella Grace Mire; parents, James Anderson and Marie Eveline Matthey Wilson. Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Samantha Albritton Mire and husband, Jessie; Katherine Fuller Wilson; brother, Matt Wilson and wife, Kristina; sisters, Betty Talbot and husband, Tommy and Julie Appleby; grandchildren, Kiley Nicole Mire and Maci Claire Mire; host of other family members and friends. To extend on-line condolences to the Wilson family, please contact us at www.hixsonbrothers.com.
Published by The Advocate from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2021.