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Russell Wilson, Jr.

April 20, 1949 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 71)


Russell William Wilson Jr., 71, Indiana, died Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at his residence.

The son of Russell and Vallie (Weston) Wilson Sr., he was born April 20, 1949, in Indiana, PA.

Russell had been employed many years by Dowell Chemical and the Western Company of North America. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church. In his free time, he enjoyed competitive coon hunting and competitive gun shooting.

Surviving is his wife Ruth (Baker) Wilson of 53 years; children, Russell III, Daniel, Timothy and his wife Lori; grandchildren, Breanna Rebo, Isaac Gibbons, Ryan, Lauren, Alexis, and Rachel Wilson; sister, “Prudy” (Jim) Crossman; brothers, Ronald (Nancy) Wilson, Harry (Clara) Wilson, Jerry (Gloria) Wilson, and Lisle (Debbie) Wilson; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Russell in death were his parents; children, Barbara Gibbons and Matthew “Duke” Wilson; brothers, Raymond and Kenneth.

Friends will be received on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home.  A funeral service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Rev. Gary Alberding, officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.

As per CDC regulations, masks and social distancing will be enforced.


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February 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Service

Funeral Service
February 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Lefdahl Chapel
898 Old Rte 119 N
Indiana , Pennsylvania 15701

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