Michael Wilson, 69

Michael "Mike" Lee Wilson, 69, of Wabash, passed away at 9:19 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

He was born on Jan. 24, 1952, in Middleburg, Ohio.  He was the son of the late Eugene and Evadne (Musser) Wilson.

Mike walked many paths in his life. He was a United States Army veteran during Vietnam, a deputy sheriff for Lincoln County, Tenn., a police officer and undercover investigator in Alabama, Chief of a volunteer fire department in Alabama, and hog farmer and dairy farmer in multiple states.

He continually volunteered with 4H and other youth and religious organizations. He found his true passion for life in child youth services working at White's Residential youth facility and being a foster parent. Along the years, Mike impacted so many countless lives with all his selfless acts. 

In his free time, Mike loved cooking, gardening, drinking coffee, trying new beers, and then drinking even more coffee.  He also enjoyed traveling to see his son.

Mike is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Terry Wilson; children, Heather (Owen) Wolfe, Nate (Sabrina) Wilson, Shiloh (Ethan) Cating, Mariah (Phil) Peterson, Cera (Wes) Covey; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters Pat (Larry) Mainey and Peg (Chuck) Green.

Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Church of Christ at Treaty, 6793 S. 50 E., Wabash, with Pastor Ryan Weaver officiating.

Visitation for friends and family will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, and one hour prior to the funeral service, at the church.

Preferred memorials are to Whites Residential and Family Services, Spiritual Life Self Program, 5233 S. 50 E., Wabash, Indiana 46992.

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, have been trusted with Michael Wilson's final arrangements. 

Posted on 2021 Dec 01