Michael E. Wilson,

Monday, September 3, 2012

Michael E. Wilson, 65, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

He was born on Dec. 3, 1946 in Crawfordsville to Jack Lloyd Wilson and Mary Jane "Pat" Hughes Wilson.

Mike served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, and retired in May 2000 at the rank of Master Sergeant, having served as a leadership instructor for Army Reservists.

He then was employed at Radio Shack for a brief time, and retired in March 2012 from Putnam County Hospital, where he served as registration manager.

He was an active member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Greencastle, and Knights of Columbus Council 6989.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his daughter, Bernadette Wilson Conley and husband, Rev. Kevin Conley of Winston--Salem, N.C.; a sister, Michele Wilson of Winston-Salem, N.C.; three brothers, Eric Wilson and wife, Jayne of Tomball, Texas, Reid Wilson of Concord, Calif., and Jerry Wilson and wife Debi of Castro Valley, Calif.; a granddaughter, Kayla Conley; two grandsons, Tristen Conley and Zachary Conley; several cousins and one aunt.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle, with Father Darvin Winters officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at the church.

Memorials in Mike's memory may be directed to Veterans Helping Veterans Heal, 3614 N. Glenn Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27105.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.