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January 29, 2020

12/11/2019 12:30:00 PM
Louis A. Wilson, 81, Sawyer-Pickett Funeral Home
Louis A. Wilson
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Louis A. Wilson

Louis A. Wilson, 81, of Hayden, died at 10 a.m. Monday, December 9, 2019, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2019, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service. Pastor Tom Judd will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2019.

Mr. Wilson owned and operated Wilson Concrete for 23 years. He was a member of the Hayden Historical Museum and had helped with their building projects. Mr. Wilson was also a member of the Spencer Township Fire Department and had helped with their building projects. He had served as a board member of the Hayden Water Company and on the Hayden Waste Water Management board of directors. Mr. Wilson had also been active with the Jennings County Democratic Party and was a member of the Conservation Club in Dupont. He enjoyed walleye fishing and coon hunting.

Born July 5, 1938, in Russell County, Kentucky, Wilson was the son of Jason Sr. and Ina Wade Wilson. He was united in marriage to Teresa Burgmeier September 27, 1958. She survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Andy (Lori), Jim (Pam), Mike, and Marty Wilson, all of North Vernon; daughter, Christine Wilson of North Vernon; brothers, Harold and Arnold Wilson, both of Seymour and Gerald Wilson of Wisconsin; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Christine Wilson, Bernice Corya, and Sylvia Miles; and two brothers, Jason Wilson Jr. and Alvin Wilson.

Memorials through the funeral home to the Hayden Historical Museum.

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2019
Article comment by: Thomas McGinley

I remember Louis from grade school through junior high at Carter School out side Seymour. We played 8th grade basketball and he was strong player and a nice guy while I warmed the bench. Also remember Arnold from high school. Best wishes to the family!

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