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Frank Keith Wilson, 80, of Thorntown, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at the Indiana Veterans Home in West Lafayette. He was born in Lebanon on July 15, 1936, a son of the now late Wallace C. Wilson and Daisy Lola (Morgan) Wilson.
Frank was a lifelong resident of Boone County and a 1956 graduate of Thorntown High School.
Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country with honor from November 1956 to November 1959.
He was married to Glenda Lynn (Ford) Wilson; they divorced in 1993.
Frank had worked at the Lebanon Lumber Center and spent many years working in the residential glass industry, before retiring in 2001.
He was a father, brother and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. In his spare time, he enjoyed working outside and watching NASCAR and NFL games.
Survivors include children, David Wilson (wife Rita) of Thorntown, and Tamara Weismiller (husband Patrick) of West Lafayette; granddaughter, Natalie Weismiller of West Lafayette; and brothers, Bob Wilson (wife Darlene) of Lebanon, Marvin Wilson (wife Pat) of Thorntown, and Ray Wilson of Lebanon.
In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by brothers, David Guinn, Don Guinn, Homer Huddleson, Bill Huddleson, Joe Wilson and George Wilson; and a sister, Wilda Boots.
Visitation will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Interment will follow at the Maple Lawn Cemetery in Thorntown.
Memorials may be made in his honor to the Boone County Cancer Society, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, IN 46052.
Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.
Published on December 7, 2016
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