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Carol Wilson

August 12, 1950 — January 1, 2019

Mr. Carol Graham Wilson, 68, of Owensboro, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. He was born in Owensboro to the late Charles Leslie and Helen Grace Wilson.

Carol was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from Gadcon Construction after more than twenty years of service. He loved spending time with family and attending Church Alive. Carol also enjoyed playing the guitar and singing.

In addition to his parents, Carol was preceded in death by a son, Jarrod Allen Wilson in 2011; a sister, Lois Bailey; and a brother, Martin Leslie Wilson.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rita Wilson; a daughter, Tina Simms (Scott) of Owensboro; daughter-in-law, Diane Wilson of Whitesville; eleven grandchildren, Dalton Wilson, Brittany Crisp (Nick), Jessica Devine, Leah Balch (Andy), Brooklyn Sears (Joshua), Preston Simms (Molly), Hunter, Noah, Eden, Hannah, and Emily Simms; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Ray Wilson (Patty), Billy Wilson, Nancy Vibbert, Jerry Wilson (Rose) and Brenda Shelton; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be 10:00 AM Friday, January 4 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 until 8:00 PM and Friday after 8:30 AM. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church Alive Community Meal Ministry, 325 Carter Rd. Owensboro, KY 42301.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum


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