Shelby Wilson

Obituary of Shelby "Joe" Wilson

Fayette – Shelby “Joe” Wilson, age 82, of Fayette, passed away on June 27, 2022, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice.  He was born on August 24, 1939, in Athol, KY, to Wallace and Minnie (Toler) Wilson.

He was employed for 40 years at Fayette Tubular Products / Hutchinson and 5 years at Lear / IAC Corp.

His family was most important to him, but he enjoyed golfing (and won several trophies), bowling (and won the jackpot on the TV show Bowling for Dollars), and riding his Honda motorcycle.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Bonnie; children, Angela Abraham, Jeffrey (Beth) Wilson, and Suzy (Rod) Sommers; grandchildren, Aaron, Ashlynne, Austin, John (Jennifer), and Samuel (Melissa) Abraham and Skylar, Ryder (Mandy), Star, and Derek Sommers; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles (Betty), Danny, Bert (Lulu), and Larry Wilson; sister, Myrtle Lee (Robert) Brehm; sister-in-law, Carolyn Wilson; and brother-in-law, Larry Mick. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary Lou Mick and Bonnie Elkins; and brothers, Robert, Wilfred, and Gary (In infancy). 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at 3:00 PM, with visitation one hour prior, at the Fayette United Methodist Church.  Pastor Jeff Bandy will officiate.  Interment will be private.  Memorial contributions may be given to the church.  The Eagle-Marry Funeral Home – Fayette Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.

Friday
1
July

Visitation

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, July 1, 2022
Fayette United Methodist Church
305 E. Main St.
Fayette, Ohio, United States
Friday
1
July

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Friday, July 1, 2022
Fayette United Methodist Church
305 E. Main St.
Fayette, Ohio, United States