SULLIVAN ---- John W. Wilson, 72, of Sullivan, passed away at 3 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.
Born April 3, 1931 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Russell and Ruby (Ridge) Wilson.
He was retired from The Adcor Drilling Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include, one son, Charles Ayers of Sullivan; four daughters two sons-in-law, Jessica Wilson of Sullivan, Glenda Rea of Rockville, Cheryl and Bob Kindschi of Logansport, and Peggy and Roland Muller of Seymour; two brothers, Jerry E. Wilson of Merom and Robert "Bob" Wilson of Elnora; four sisters, Mary Lutton of Muncie, Rejean Gilbreath of Cloverdale, Jewell Kolcheck of North Salem, and Linda K. Black of Indianapolis; 12 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, John Allen Wilson, and one grandson.
Funeral service will be at Alexander-Kean Funeral Home in Sullivan at 2 p.m. on Saturday with the Revs. Eddie Hammond and Leland Bartlett officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery at New Lebanon.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service.