Emmett LeVerne Wilson
A funeral service celebrating the life of Emmett LeVerne Wilson, 76, of Hebron, will be held Sunday, May 23, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. in the Mount Perry Presbyterian Church with Pastor Diana Circelli as celebrant. Burial with full military honors will follow at Mount Perry Cemetery.
LeVerne died early Tuesday morning, May 18, 2010, at Chapel Grove Inn in Heath following an extended illness.
He was born in Brownsville on November 5, 1933, the son of the late Emmett D. and Ruth (Morrison) Wilson. He was a 1951 graduate of Glenford High School, and served honorably in the US Marine Corps in Korea 1951-1954. He was a retired employee of ATT/Lucent Technologies after 30 years of service.
He was a member of the Hebron Post #285 of the American Legion, and was a major emeritus of Ohio State Highway Patrol Auxillary, Granville Post, with over 42 years of service, and the Mount Perry Presbyterian Church. He loved music of all types, especially polkas, and loved traveling. He and Wanda traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and enjoyed several cruises.
He is survived by his wife, the former Wanda Krofft, whom he married on October 16, 1955; his uncle, Julius Morrison; his brothers-in-law, David Lampton and Searl Krofft; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Irene and Bob Drushel; nieces and nephews, Beverly Lampton Parr (Randy), Leslie (Pam) Lampton, and Ashley (Rhonda) Lampton; 12 great nieces and nephews; and his beloved dogs, Candy and Snowball.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Lampton.
Friends may call Saturday, May 22, 2010, at the Hoskinson Funeral Home, 285 E Main St in Kirkersville (US 40), from 3-7 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the Funeral at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Mount Perry Church.
An online guest register and video tribute are available at www. hoskinsonfuneral.com.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the building fund at Mount Perry Presbyterian Church, PO Box 88 Mount Perry, Ohio 43760.
Hoskinson Funeral Home, is honored to care for the Wilson family.