Donnie R. Wilson

June 07, 1977 ‒ January 23, 2008

Marengo and Sunbury, Ohio

Donnie R. Wilson, age 30 of Sunbury died Wednesday, January 23, 2008 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Interstate 71 in Delaware County.

He was born on June 7, 1977 in Mt. Gilead. A graduate of Mt. Gilead High School in 1995, he also participated in the auto mechanic program at Tri-Rivers Joint Vocational School. Donnie worked in the maintenance dept. of Worthington Industries. He attended Fargo Wesleyan Church and Vineyard Church in Sunbury. Never angry, always smiling, loving and dependable, family meant everything to him. An aspiring mechanic, he enjoyed attending car shows, Ford trucks, and his 1985 Mustang.

He was the “awesome” husband of Shawn (Thompson), father of Taylor and Trey, son of Tim (Becky) Wilson of Marengo, Debbie (Lee) Reeves of Mt. Gilead, brother of Lynn (Rich) Riel of Mt. Vernon, Tom Wilson of Marengo, Grandson of Twila Shaw of St. Louisville, Elsie Wilson of Marengo, step-brother of Christina Ferrington of Marion, Lee Reeves Jr. of Marengo, Robert Atkinson of Augusta, GA, Anglea Reeves of Columbus, Justin Reeves of Lancaster, Jonathan and Nicholas Reeves of Mt. Gilead, son-in-law of Linda and Charles Popadak of Marengo, Virgil and Diane Thompson of Groveport, Tom and Cheryl Frison of Marengo.

Preceded in death by Grandfathers: Edmund Shaw, Rev. Andrew Wilson, Uncle Donald Shaw.

Friends may call Friday 4-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury, where services will be Saturday 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Wilson officiating, interment Fargo Cemetery.

Contributions can be made to the Donnie Wilson Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074 to assist his children.

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