He was born June 12, 1958, in Sullivan County, the son of Chester R. and Carolyn (Hoffeditz) Wilson.
He worked at Tri Industries in Terre Haute, attended the Howesville Church of God Prophecy and was a graduate of Terre Haute South High School.
Survivors include: his parents of Lewis' two nieces, Ashley Urbain and Brittany Wilson; two nephews, Joseph Wilson and Cody Wilson; four brothers, Ronnie Wilson and his wife, Angela, of Terre Haute, Steve Wilson of Terre Haute, Joe Wilson and his wife, Jamie, of Lewis and James Wilson of Linton; a sister, Carla Wilson of Lewis; and a great-nephew, Malakai Urbain.
He was preceded in death by a nephew, Kevin Wilson.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stephens Cemetery in Lewis, Pastor Larry Goodman officiating.
Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com;