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Millard Wilson

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Thursday, May 19th, 1932 - Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Obituary

Millard Jay Wilson, 87, of Carthage passed away on the afternoon of Monday, September 23, 2019 at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis.

He was born on May 19, 1932 in Hancock County, the son of Lowell Wilson and Glida (Spall) Cooney.

Jay was a longtime farmer in the Greenfield area and worked at Roll Coater for many years.
He was a member of the East Street Christian Church in Carthage. Jay enjoyed Bluegrass music, fishing and spending time outdoors. Jay dearly loved his family and that was highlighted when they went to their cabin in Brown County where they spent time camping and riding horses.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Jessie Wilson; children, Vonda (husband: Larry) Lucas, Steve Wilson, Keith Wilson, Sharon Polley, Margie (husband: Bob) Sturgeon and Kevin Wilson; brother, Richard (wife: Verlyn) Wilson; four step-children, Darlene (husband: Mike) Alter, Nancy (husband: Joe) Kline, Mark (wife: Pam) Barry, Keith (wife: Karen) Barry and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by his first wife, Francis Kocher Wilson in 1996, daughter-in-law, Susan Giddings Wilson; son-in-law, Rodney Polley; stepson, Earl Barry; siblings, Bobby Wilson, Leon Wilson, Bertha Mae Jackson, Jean Colestock, Lawrence Wilson and Benny Wilson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, September 27, 2019 at Heritage Funeral Care in Knightstown. Burial will follow at McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson.

Friends may call from 4 – 8 pm, Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the funeral home.

You may send the family a personal condolence at www.heritagefuneralcares.com.

The Hunt family and Heritage staff are honored to serve the family of Jay Wilson.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Heritage Funeral Care
    Address
    34 W. Main Street
    KNIGHTSTOWN, IN 46148
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  • Service

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Heritage Funeral Care
    Address
    34 W. Main Street
    KNIGHTSTOWN, IN 46148
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    McCray Cemetery
    Address
    S.R. 109
    WILKINSON, IN 46186
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Deidre Powers

Posted at 07:40am
Margie,
So sorry to read of your Dad's passing. I wasn't able to get there for the visitation, and for that I am sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers! Love, Deidre
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Jay and Tammy Waterman

Posted at 04:43pm
MR. WILSON WAS A SWEET SOUL WHO WILL BE MISSED VERY MUCH.....SYMPATHY TO THE WHOLE FAMILY...GOD BLESS
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Love your Family

Posted at 07:14am
Carolyn Norris, Terri Lynn ( Douglas ) Reehling & Girls, Clee Allen & Varian. May God wrap his arms around all you kids and give you comfort
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