Gene  Wilson
Ernest "Gene" Eugene Wilson, age 87, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at his residence.
Gene was born on February 21, 1932 in Nancy, KY to the late Lewey Wilson and Mary Maupin Wilson. He was a retired car dealer of Wilson Auto Sales. Gene and his dad loved going to Colorado Elk hunting and Coon hunting. He also loved car auctions and horses.
He is survived by two sons, Darrell Wilson of Houston, TX and David (and Pam) Wilson of OH; two daughters, Connie Creech (and Ron) of Somerset and Shirley (and Bob) Bowers of OH; six grandchildren, Justin (and Britney) Creech, Chris Creech, April Renaker, Sarah (and Adam) Wilson, Josh Wilson and Issaias Wilson; eight great-grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews; and his dog, "Rex" who was his hero and best buddy.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Christine Tarter and Patricia Sweet; and one grandson, Kevin Dykes.
Visitation will be on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Mullins officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Gene Wilson.
Published on September 19, 2019


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