SALINA — Eugene “Jr.” Wilson Jr., 76, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Eugene was born in Great Bend Dec. 8, 1940, a son of the late Gracie (Brown) and Eugene Wilson, Sr. On Feb. 15, 1964, Eugene married Mary Ann Farris in Stafford. They were married for 53 1/2 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Wilson of the home; three sons, Brian Wilson and wife Dana, Alan Wilson and wife Kori, David Wilson and wife Hollie. He is also survived by grandchildren, Garrett, Lauren, Zachary, Dylan, Casey, Brittany, and Caitlan; and great-grandchildren, Ayden, Laney, Raegan, Alan, Gabriel, and Levi. Eugene is preceded in death by his two sisters.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home in Salina. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Loren Drummond officiating. Burial will follow at Great Bend Cemetery North.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn., 38105. For more information or to send an online condolence, visit www.carlsonfh.net or on Facebook.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home*
500 S. Ohio
Salina, KS, 67401
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 24, 2017