Fred M. Wilson, II, MD
  • 72 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 10, 1940
  • Place of birth:
    Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
  • Date of passing: Aug 23, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Carmel, Indiana, United States
Let the memory of Fred be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Fred M. Wilson, II, MD, 72, born on December 10, 1940 and passed away on August 23, 2013. We will love and remember him forever.

My father was a True Gentleman:

The True Gentleman

"The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from good

will and an acute sense of propriety, and whose self-control is equal to

all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his

poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority

or deformity; who is himself humbled if necessity compels him to

humble another; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or

boast of his own possessions or achievements; who speaks with

frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed follows

his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others, rather than his

own; and who appears well in any company, a man with whom honor is

sacred and virtue safe."

John Walter Wayland

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by yvonne hacker on 23rd August 2017

"On this 4 year anniversary of your passing, I can truly say you have left a huge impression in so many lives. I miss you so much! Waiting for the day I will see you again. I see all of the coins you toss down from heaven from time to time and I smile as I pick them up!"

This tribute was added by Latif Hamed on 14th May 2017

"Remembering my great professors today with my son who is about to start medical school.  I hope he will be lucky to have professors of Dr Wilson caliber.  Fred graciously invited me as a startup professor myself to join him at the American Academy of Ophthalmology headquarters to coauther a book with him and several others.  He never seized to give even after I left IU.  He encouraged me during difficult times as I sat across from him in his office.  Thank you sir!"

This tribute was added by nika wilson on 25th December 2016

"merry christmas grandad!! we all miss you, especially me.  i love you so much grandad. you are the best grandad i could ask for.  it's hard having christmas without you, but i'm happy that you get to see your parents and that you're not in pain anymore!! you have a big place in my heart if you're on Earth with me or not!!"

This tribute was added by yvonne hacker on 23rd August 2016

"Hoping you are having an amazing life in heaven. Wish you were here and miss you very much. Until we meet you."

This tribute was added by Ben Wilson on 23rd August 2016

"I think about you, and miss you, daily! Love you!"

This tribute was added by Ben Wilson on 24th August 2015

"I miss you Dad!"

This tribute was added by Alexandra Eads on 23rd August 2015

"Dr. Wilson was not only my colleague, but my mentor and above all else, he was my friend. He taught me so much in more than 30 years, as he taught so many residents and fellows.  He was respected by his colleagues and students and his staff for the entirety of his career, yet he always remained humbled.  He was a gentleman and he always upheld his high moral standards and knew the meaning and practice of integrity and ethics. I knew very few that knew the true meaning of these things and among those were Dr. Wilson and his father. I remain very blessed and humbled myself to have had the once in a lifetime opportunity to work for two Dr. Wilsons.  I miss him today and always.  May his memory be eternal.  Rest in Heavenly peace, Dr. Wilson.  You've earned your wings and you left many heart prints on so many of us.  Never forgotten. Christians never say goodbye, only until I see you again, Always in my heart. ~Alex"

This tribute was added by yvonne hacker on 10th December 2014

"Happy Birthday DAD! I know you have had a fabulous day in Heaven! Thinking of you and miss you everyday! Love you, Yvonne"

This tribute was added by Ben Wilson on 10th December 2014

"Thinking of you today on your birthday, Dad! I love and miss you!"

This tribute was added by latif Hamed on 28th October 2014

"I was lucky enough as an IU ophthalmology resident to have Dr Fred Wilson as a great teacher, mentor and role model.    His mastery of his field, his charisma, and his genuine caring I shall never forget and I am forever grateful to have been one of his pupils. What a great gentleman! With love and prayers to all your family my dear Professor."

This tribute was added by Nika Wilson on 30th August 2014

"Grandad if u can will you be able to take a little time to read this? Because i want you to know how much i love you and how much i miss you u and the rest of the wilson family and maybe some of the hecthman  family were at the hospital when i was born! i love and miss you and everybody who knows u misses you a lot and i want you to know that

                                                                           Nika your Grandaughter"

This tribute was added by Ben Wilson on 24th August 2014

"Thinking of you and missing you everyday! Love you always, Dad!


Your son"

This tribute was added by Jen DeLong on 23rd August 2014

There isn't a day that goes by without thinking of you. I miss you and love you. Today marks one year that you gained your Heavenly wings. I know you watch over all of us. You were the most caring, honorable, patient man...I'm so grateful that you were my still are my Dad and that will forever be."

This tribute was added by yvonne hacker on 23rd August 2014

"Remembering and missing you today and always. Love Yvonne"

This tribute was added by Alexandra Eads on 23rd August 2014

""I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

~ Maya Angelou

Dr. Wilson, may God keep you in His precious care and may your memory will be eternal.  You *are* the quintessential husband, father, grandfather, physician, healer, teacher, mentor and above all, friend. You touched more hearts than there are words to articulate.

I'm blessed to have known you, learned from you, and above all, to call you my friend.


This tribute was added by yvonne hacker on 10th December 2013

"Happy Birthday to my Dad! You are missed every day but I know you had a beautiful birthday in Heaven."

This tribute was added by Toni Wilson on 10th December 2013

"Happy Birthday Fred .  We love and miss you."

This tribute was added by Jen DeLong on 10th December 2013

"Happy 73rd Birthday Dad!  I love you and miss you so much...words will never be able to express how much I miss you.  We are still celebrating you and will until we meet again.  I love you!"

This tribute was added by Teresa Wilson-Kulick on 2nd October 2013

"You've more then earned your wings Dad.
I love you."

This tribute was added by Bob Rea on 3rd September 2013

"Dr. Wilson was the best of many excellent role models I was fortunate to encounter during my education. His knowledge of his specialty was legendary among the residents. His dedication to his patients and teaching was clear in every encounter. Lunch with Dr. Wilson usually revealed his interests and knowledge were much broader than expected. And yes, he was a true gentleman."

This tribute was added by Nika Wilson on 30th August 2013

"Thanks to my special Grandad--he always attended my activities and all of my school programs even when he was sick. I thought that was really sweet of him.  He was a wonderful Grandad, and I miss him a lot! He will always be loved and missed, and will never be forgotten."

This tribute was added by Sheila Powell on 27th August 2013

"I had the pleasure of working with Dr. Wilson the past 5 years here at the VA Medical Center and he was really a very nice gentleman. He carried himself with such class and dignity. He has taken on his wings and gone home to live with GOD. He will be missed, but not forgotten."

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