Ezra Lee Wilson, 89, of the Dorena community of Russell County, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Somerset Rehab.
He was born on Monday, August 22 1932, in Somerset.
He was the son of:
Mother – Elsie Chumbley Wilson, who has preceded him in death
Father – Iva Wilson, who has preceded him in death
Two daughters: Patricia Perkins, spouse Jim, of Jamestown, and Rebecca Harrison, spouse Bill, of Magnolia
One stepdaughter: Cindy Pearcy
Two stepsons: Jeff Smith, of Louisville, and Billy Smith, also of Louisville
One sister: Wilma Wilusz
One brother: Gary Wilson, of Russell Springs
He is also survived by three granddaughters, Melissa (Troy) Biddle, Sarah (Chad) Goughnour and Lorie Bryant. Nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Shields Wilson; brothers, Dennis, Ira and Joe Wilson; and his grandson, Anthony David Burton. He was retired from General Electric and served in the United States Navy. He loved farming, fishing and ginseng digging.
Funeral services were 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs.
Visitation was 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at Wilson Funeral Home.
Interment was in Pine Grove Cemetery, Highway 3525 in Russell Springs.
Bro. Garlin Wilson officiated.
Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.