Wilmot, Donald Charles “Don” age 69, of Cornville, Arizona, died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Flagstaff Medical Center in Flagstaff, Arizona. Don was born on January 11, 1945 in Wausau, Wisconsin to Donald LeRoy and Martha Amelia (Walters) Wilmot who precede him in death. Don graduated from St. Augustine’s Grade school in 1959, Notre Dame High School in 1963 and Spencerian College in Milwaukee in 1967 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He was a lifetime Phi Theta Pi member. Don worked as Auditor of individuals and large corporations at the Internal Revenue Service in Milwaukee from 1967 until his retirement in December, 2001.
On December 22, 1972 he married Joy A. Singer and they bought their Oak Creek, Wisconsin home that same month and lived there until May, 2003. After becoming Christians in 1977, they attended Calvary Assembly of God Church in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin where Don was a Children’s Sunday School Teacher. From 1979 to 1990 they attended Oak Creek Assembly of God Church in Oak Creek, Wisconsin where Don was Sunday School Superintendent, Children’s and Adult Sunday School Teacher and wrote, produced and directed many Easter and Christmas programs with emphasis on lighting, music and sound. From 1991 until 2003 they attended Bethel Assembly of God Church where Don was Director of Christian Education, Christian Education Teacher and greatly instrumental in the remodeling of classrooms there. He again wrote, produced and directed Christian drama for Easter and Christmas.
In 2003 Don and Joy sold their Oak Creek home and moved to Sedona, Arizona and built a home there. From 2003 to 2007 they attended Community Church of the Nazarene where Don was Adult Sunday School Teacher and Wednesday Night Bible Class Teacher. They also attended Wayside Bible Chapel from 2008 to 2011. In 2012 they sold their Sedona home and moved to their Cornville, Arizona home. He is survived by Joy A. (Singer) Wilmot, his wife of 41 years. He leaves a rich legacy of service to the Christian community that spans 29 years of love, care and nurturing to children and adults.
Don and Joy were not blessed with any children, but through their years of attendance at these three churches they grew to love and care for the children and young adults who attended their classes. They hosted many gatherings at their Oak Creek home and at local lakes to get better acquainted with these students.
In 2003 Don and Joy sold their Oak Creek home and moved to Sedona, Arizona where they oullt a home. They attended Community Church of the Nazarene in the Village of Oak Creek, Arizona from 2003 to 2007 where Don was an Adult Sunday School Teacher and Wednesday night Bible Class Teacher. They also attended Wayside Bible Chapel from 2008 to 2011.
In 2012 they sold their Sedona home and moved to Cornville, Arizona where they bought their current home. He is preceded in death by his mother, Martha Amelia Walters Wilmot who died in 1973 and his father, Donald LeRoy Wilmot who died in 1991.
Don entered Flagstaff Medical Center on May 22, 2014 for heart bypass surgery. God must have felt that Don’s work on this earth was done because at 6:55 pm that evening Donald Charles Wilmot, age 69, passed from this life to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, for all Eternity. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Joy A. (Singer) Wilmot. He also leaves behind a rich legacy of service to the Christian Community that spans 29 years where love, care and nurturing to children and adults was a prime motive in all of his church endeavors.
There will be no service in the Sedona/Cornville, Arizona area. A Memorial Service will be held at OAK CREEK ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, 7311 S. 13th St., Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014, from 5pm until the time of Service, at 7pm. Private interment will be at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Cudahy, Wisconsin.
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