Corvallis man still working at 100

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Chuck Wilson continues to work six days a week at his family's Corvallis Ford dealership despite being 100 years old.

Wilson’s been working six days a week most of his life, rarely taking a day off, even on his birthday. In fact, he was planning on coming to work Jan. 8, the day he turned 100. The only reason he didn’t is because he was recovering from a brief hospital stay.

Wilson doesn’t handle the dealership’s daily operations anymore. His son Dick, 72, is the general manager, while grandson Tom, 49, runs the used car department. Like the family patriarch, they tend to put in a six-day workweek.

Read more at the Corvallis Gazette-Times.

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