Alvin Gene Wilson, 81, a resident of the Lutheran Community Home, passed away at 12:10 AM on Wednesday, December 21, 2011.
Born November 14, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio he was the son of Jason Wilson Sr. and Ina (Wade) Wilson.
He worked at Arvin Industries, Amoco Chemical Corp., Cummins Engine Co., and Schneider Nursery.
On July 3, 1955 at New Hope Church in rural Seymour he married Janet (Baker) Wilson who survives in rural Seymour.
Alvin served in the United States Army attended Central Christian Church and loved gardening and always planted lots of tomatoes and other vegetables. He also grew watermelons. He loved being outdoors and setting on his bench by his garden under the shade tree. His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy.
Other survivors include, three children, a daughter Linda (Kyle) Bowman of Crothersville, two sons, Steven R. Wilson and Eric Dean both of Seymour, four grandchildren, Tyler Bowman, serving in Kuwait, Chase Wilson, Larissa Wilson, Dylan Wilson all of Seymour, four brothers, Harold (Sharon) Wilson of Seymour, Gerald (Carol) Wilson of Wisconsin, Arnold (Cheryl) Wilson of Seymour, Louis (Theresa) Wilson of Hayden, several nieces and nephews, a brother-in-law, Bill & Linda Baker of Sea Side, North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by a son Brian G. “Bubba” Wilson, Feb. 14, 2011, a brother, Jason Wilson Jr., three sisters, Sylvia Miles, Bernice Corya, & Christine Wilson (who died in infancy).
Rev. Lewis Wright will conduct funeral services at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 23, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, Indiana with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday, December 23, 2011 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given to Uniontown Cemetery or Amercian Diabetes Foundation c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.