Gerald Wilson

Birth: September 17th, 1928
Death: February 9th, 2019
Age: 90 years

Gerald Wilson, age 90, of Unionville, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2019, at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe.


Gerald was born September 17, 1928, in Elkton, to Obed and Ossa (Morrell) Wilson. After serving in the United States Navy, he worked numerous jobs, including: Wallace Stone Quarry for 13 years, American Brown Hoist for 18 years, and Active Industries for 8.5 years. Gerald enjoyed reading, going for rides in the car, bird watching, watching western movies, and spending time with family (especially the great grandchildren).


Gerald is survived by his children: Donald Wilson of Cape Coral, FL, Donna (special friend Dave Prichard) Phillips of Sebewaing, and Denise (Robert) Hempton of Unionville; grandchildren: Brandon Lopez, Keri (Dave) Miller, Jason (Barb) Phillips, Chris Phillips, Nicole (Benjamin) DeHaan, Daniel Hempton, and Jessica Schwartz; special friends grandchild; Warren Donohue; and 23 great grandchildren.


Gerald is preceded in death by his special friend, Dorothy Rievert; and siblings: John Wilson, James Wilson, Robert Wilson, Eleanor Wilson and Vernon Wilson.


Visitation will be Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Juengel & Mellendorf Funeral Home in Sebewaing, from 1-8pm.


The funeral service will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sebewaing. Visitation will begin at the church at 10am until the time of service at 11am.


Burial will take place privately at Chandler Township Cemetery in Elkton.


Memorial donations may be given to the family.


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