Darwin L. Wilder, 66, School Bus Driver
Darwin L. Wilder, 66, died Sunday, August 12, 2012 at his home in Williamstown. He was born December 21, 1945 in Montpelier, the son of Charles & Ramona (Fogg) Wilder and was raised by his grandparents, Raymond & Effie Fogg. He attended Northfield Schools.
Darwin had been married to Sandra Griffith and Elizabeth Davis. He married Faye Innes on May 27, 1994 at their home in Williamstown.
Darwin was a member of the Vermont Army National Guard, having honorably served 6 years in the early 1960’s.
He worked several years in road construction, a few years for Norwich University and more recently the Northfield and Roxbury Schools, driving bus and working in the foodservice area.
He enjoyed camping at Goose Point, hunting, fishing, watching football and golf. He especially enjoyed spending time with his 7 grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Wilder of Northfield; 5 children, Scott Wilder of Barre, Eric Wilder of Chapin, SC, Darin Wilder of Averill, Lori George of Irmo, SC, Cyrus Wilder of Roxbury; 2 stepsons, Shawn & Scott Cliché, both of New York; his sister, Donna C. Partlow of Moretown; 7 grandchildren, Matthew George, Elizabeth Wilder, Katelyn Wilder, Kaitlyn Cliché, Rachel Cliché, Mia Cliché, Sylvie Cliché; several nieces, nephews; and his beloved dog, Jasper.
He is predeceased by his brother, Raymond Brunell.
In keeping with his wishes, there is no calling hours; a celebration of his life is being planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Rd., Berlin, VT 05641 or Central Vermont Humane Society, PO Box 687, Montpelier, VT 05601. Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield is assisting with the arrangements.