C. Wilson Josselyn, a retired researcher for Dun & Bradstreet Inc., died yesterday of heart disease at Roland Park Place.
Mr. Josselyn, who was 86 and moved from Bolton Hill to Roland Park Place six years ago, retired in 1967 after studying Maryland companies for 25 years for the company that provides credit ratings and other business services.
Earlier, he worked for a family-owned candy business.
Born in Baltimore, he was a 1924 graduate of the Johns Hopkins University.
He liked boating and was a member of the Maryland Yacht Club as a young man and later traveled extensively.
Mr. Josselyn was a member of the Memorial Episcopal Church and the Johns Hopkins Club.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mildred Newton; three sisters, Hazel Krock, Carrie Josselyn and Ella Josselyn, all of Sykesville; and several nieces and nephews.
No services were planned at his request. Memorial contributions may be made to the Residents Assistance Fund at Roland Park Place.