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Russell Neal Wilson

Obituary for Russell Neal Wilson

February 18, 1958 - January 23, 2021
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 62


Russell Neal Wilson, 62, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. He was born February 18, 1958, in Owensboro, to the late Charles and Barbara Jean McDaniels Wilson. Russell worked at Glenmore Distillery as a maintenance tech and retired after 31 years of service. He loved to work hard and was very dedicated to his job. Russell always kept himself busy away from work. He enjoyed time with his family, the outdoors, working on cars, going fishing, and tending to his aquariums and ponds he had at his home.

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Martha Faye Logsdon Wilson in 2017.

Russell is survived by his son, Bryan Wilson; a stepdaughter, Cheryl (Joseph) Gatton; a stepson, Sam Cross; grandchildren, Jaylan, Joe, Savannah, Nathan, Matthew, Emma and Sam; and two sisters, Robin (David) Guckert and Becky (Rick) White.

The private funeral service for Russell Wilson, with limited attendance due to health directives, will be held Thursday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Public visitation will be Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. A private burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. The number of those attending the visitation and private funeral service shall be with current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks. For visitation and private service please enter the doors near the flagpole on the Breckenridge Street side of the building.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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