Chester R. Wilson, 73, of Lewis, passed away at 7:20 P.M. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan.
He was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Dugger, the son of John and Isabel (Stevenson) Wilson.
He worked at Unison of Terre Haute, a subsidiary of General Electric, as a sheet metal fabricator.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn (Hoffeditz) Wilson, to whom he was married June 3, 1956; four sons, Ronnie (Angela) Wilson of Terre Haute, Steve Wilson of Terre Haute, Joe (Jamie) Wilson of Lewis, and James (Lori) Wilson of Dugger; a daughter, Carla Wilson of Lewis, four grandchildren, Ashley Urbain, Brittany Wilson, Joseph Wilson and Cody Wilson; and two great-grandchildren, Malakai Urbain and Aydene Urbain.
He was preceded by his parents; a son, David Wilson; a grandson, Kevin Wilson; a half-brother, Gene Cooper; and a half-sister, Mary Ellen Everly.
There will be private family visitation and services at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel.
Burial will follow at Stephens Cemetery in Lewis.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.