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Joe W. Wilson

July 22, 1928 — January 2, 2023

Joe Willis Wilson, 94, of Tavares, FL, passed away January 2, 2023. Joe was born on July 22, 1928 in Louisa, Kentucky to Morda and Golda Wilson. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife of 59 years, Ethel, son, Rodney, sisters, Stella and Jesse. Joe and Ethel lived in Columbus Ohio and was a Sohio owner operator, then became a teamster truck driver, and moved to Lebanon, Ohio. There he was an amazing gardener and loved to camp and fish. In his 60s, he and Ethel moved to Florida. Joe was a Master Mason of Lodge #26 in Lebanon, member of the Scottish Rite in Tavares, FL, was a Kentucky Colonel. He was also a member of the Bahia Shrine and the Tin Lizzy‘s in Tavares. Joe is survived by his wife of 1 year, Laurie; 2 daughters, Bonnie (Jim) Cuckler, Galloway, OH, Cathy Adkins, Spencer, IA; son, Robert (Margaret) Wilson, sister, Clara (Marvin Kipp) Vagnier, Tavares, FL, Doris Broughton, Galloway, OH; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis on Thursday, January 5, 2023 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. Interment will be at Sunset Cemetery, Galloway, Ohio. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778. Online Guestbook available at Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.
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