Rex Wilson, a former managing editor at the Times-Standard in Eureka, died Feb. 6, 2019, the newspaper reported. He was 70.

Wilson was managing editor at The Times-Standard from 1989 to 1997. He previously had worked at the old El Monte Herald, Whittier Daily News and Orange County Register. Wilson later was managing editor of the Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles, Wash. He retired in 2015.