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Reed Wilson, 93, Taylor Co., KY (1923-2016)

He was a much decorated veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater where he became a Sergeant and was awarded the Asiatic–Pacific Theater Ribbon w/1bronze star; good conduct medal and Victory Medal World War II.

Reed Wilson of Campbellsville died at 9:50amET Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Campbellsville at the age of 93.

Visitation will be from 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET Monday, August 8, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville with funeral services at 12pmCT/1pmET Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the funeral home with Rev. Daniel Lyons officiating. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S.68, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.


Reed Wilson, 93, Taylor Co., KY (1923-2016)

Reed Wilson of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late Mack Wilson and Myrtle Wood Wilson. He was born July 5, 1923 in Casey County, KY. He died Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 93 years, one month, and one day.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church where he had served as a Sunday School Teacher and Youth Counselor.

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater where he became a Sergeant and was awarded the Asiatic –Pacific Theater Ribbon w/1bronze star; good conduct medal and Victory Medal World War II.

Mr. Wilson served as the Chairman of the Taylor County Draft Board for several years. He was a retired farmer and active member of the Dairymen’s Association. He united in marriage to Mary Phillips March 29, 1946.

He is survived by
  • His wife: Mary P. Wilson of Campbellsville, KY

  • One son and two daughters and their spouses: Troy and Patricia Wilson, Debbie and George Williams and Kathy and Mike Ramsey of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren and their spouses: Kevin Lee and Tammy Wilson, Deanna and Todd Gupton, Michelle and Frank Tucker and J. and Millie Ramsey;

  • Nine great-grandchildren: Allen Wilson and companion, Christine Clark, Alex Wilson and wife, Kelsi, Brook Gupton, Corey Gupton, Sydney Tucker, Josh Tucker, Phil Durham, Frankie Tucker Jr. and Donald Tucker and wife, Lana;

  • Five great-great-grandchildren: Noah Tucker, Winston Tucker, Kayden Durham, Jaylen Clark and Hunter Clark;

  • Two brothers: Buford Wilson and Everett Wilson and wife, Freda of Campbellsville;

  • A special niece he helped to raise: Robin Gizzi of San Jose, CA

  • Several other nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister: Gilbert Wilson, Ralph G. Wilson, Floyd Wilson, Howard Wilson and Virginia Taylor.

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Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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