Tuesday, October 19th, 2021
Gary Wilson Sr.
Gary D. Wilson Sr., age 75, of Celina, Ohio passed away at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana on October 16, 2021.
He was born June 15, 1946 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Henry Ottis and Billa (Stratton) Wilson. On May 8, 1965 he married Sally A. (Wilcox) Wilson and she survives at the residence.
Other survivors include his children, Larry D. (Anna) Wilson, Tennessee, Donald D. (Monica Devine) Wilson, Holland, Michigan and Gary D. (Sheryl) Wilson Jr., Celina; a brother, Hank (Charlene) Wilson, Banner, Kentucky; a sister, Sharon (Paul) Goble, Ivel, Kentucky; his grandchildren, James, Ethan, Kaylee, Keira, Zeb, Stephen, Samantha and Summer; and two great grandchildren, Westen and Amelia.
Gary was a 1964 graduate of Fairview High School in Dayton. He retired after working for many years as an electric lineman.
He was a member of Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association. He had a love of horses from an early age and that same love stayed with him throughout his whole life. Gary and his wife Sally loved traveling to horse shows together and spending time with their many horse friends.
Memorial services will be held at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm; where the family will receive friends from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm prior to the service.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Equestrian Therapy Program, 22532 Bowsher Rd., Lima, Ohio 45806.
Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Gary and his family. To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.