Jerry Eugene Wilson age 86, of Princeton, IN passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Deaconess Hospital Main Campus located in Evansville, IN. He was born on November 22, 1928, in Puxico, MO to Albert and Mable Wilson, both of which have preceded.
He was painter and also the Managing Supervisor of the Palm Beach County Garage until retiring and moving to the Gibson county area in 2006 to be closer to his grandchildren.
On December 10, 1945 he married Carolyn C. Cox, who survives. He is a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War and was a current member of the American Legion Post #25 of Princeton.
He is survived by wife, Carolyn of Princeton, IN, sons; Stan Wilson of Palm Springs, FL, Tommy (Lisa) Wilson of Lake Worth, FL, daughters; Gwen (Stephen) Meade of Mt Olympus, IN & Jane Ellen (Keith) Richardson of Acworth, GA.
Other survivors also include sister, Betty Gamble of Corpus Christi, TX, grandchildren; Grant and Clint Meade, Frankie Merriam, Michael Wilson & Trevor Wilson and 7 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son; Max Wilson, brother; James Wilson.
Cremation will take place with a private internment of ashes at a later date.
Doyle Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. For more information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.com or the funeral home face book page.