Kenneth Duane Wilson, age 82, husband of Etta Nielsen Wilson, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015.
Born in Dunbar, Nebraska, he was a son of the late Clarence and Bertha Schroeder Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a U.S. Navy veteran and was retired from the Postal Workers Union. He was a member of Community of Christ Church and loved the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Are you a turtle?
In addition to his wife of 63 years, 9 months, and 20 days, Mr. Wilson is survived by five children, Gerald Wilson and wife Amy, Carroll David Wilson and wife Karen, Linda Wilson, Kevin Paul Wilson and wife Debbie, and Marlene Wilson; seven grandchildren, Jared Wilson, Tara Wilson, Kaylene Wilson, Carolyn Wilson, Aaron Wilson and wife Taylor, Andrew Wilson and wife Stephanie, and Lauren Parks and husband Larry; five great grandchildren, Lillian Parks, Lorelai Parks, Zander Wilson, Kenzley Wilson, and Ava Wilson; and two brothers, Thomas Wilson and Carl Wilson.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Community of Christ Church, 18 Cunningham Road, Taylors, SC 29687, with burial to follow in Cannon Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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