Alex Ryan Wilson

April 16, 1993 ‒ July 27, 2011

Worthington, Ohio

Alex Ryan Wilson, of Worthington, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. He was 18 years young.

Alex will be deeply missed by his parents: Amy Wilson of Worthington, and Jerry (Michelle) Wilson of Marion; two sisters: Ashley and Caroline; step brother and sisters: Lee Gafkjen, Mia (Larry) Smith, Chelsea (Tony) Lamping, and Alysse Gafkjen; nieces and nephews: Sidney, Kinzie and Deacon; maternal grandmother, DeAnna Pitts; paternal grandparents: Jim & Martha Wilson, all three of Marion; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Alex was recently preceded in death by his Papaw, Ronald Pitts.

A service of remembrance in Alex’s honor will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2011, at the Karl Road Baptist Church, 5750 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio, with Rev. Richard W. Breusch and Dr. Richard A. Farmer officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Marion Cemetery.

Rather than flowers, Alex’s family asks that memorial contributions be sent to the Thomas Worthington High School Scholarship Fund in memory of Alex, and they may be sent to the Worthington Education Center, 200 E. Wilson Bridge Rd., Worthington, Ohio 43085.

The Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home of Marion is honored to have been chosen to serve Alex’s family.

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