Jerry William “Virgil” Wilson, age 68, of Science Hill, KY., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his residence after a short illness.

Jerry was born on January 12, 1950 in Somerset, KY., to Zora Lee Correll Wilson and the late Edgar William Wilson. He was united in marriage to Martha Lou (Gadberry) Ryan Wilson on January 10, 1998 in West Somerset, KY., and was a faithful member and servant at West Somerset Baptist Church. Jerry retired after more than 33 years of service as a Mechanic/Truck Driver for Pepsi Cola. Since his retirement, he has enjoyed spending time with his family, doing wood working, and camping.

He is survived by his loving wife, Martha Lou (Gadberry) Ryan Wilson of Science Hill, KY., his Mother, Zora Lee Correll Wilson of Science Hill, KY; a brother, Eddie (and Billie) Wilson of Science Hill, KY; two sisters, Sandra Wilson Hensley and Tina Elizabeth Wilson, both of Science Hill, KY; a sister-in-law, Doris Wilson of Science Hill, KY; a stepdaughter, Angela Ryan (and James Brunson) of Science Hill, KY; a step-grandson, William Robert “Robby” (and Hannah) Ryan of Lexington, KY; one niece, Annette (and Jeff) Taylor of Science Hill, KY; three nephews, David “Davie” Wilson of Science Hill, KY; Bradley (and Chelsea) Wilson of Somerset, KY; and Brandon (and Heather) Wilson of Ohio; four great nephews, seven great nieces, one great-great nephew, one great-great niece, and a special sister-in-law/caregiver, Polly Ann Molen.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Edgar William Wilson, one brother, David Wilson, a stepson, Barry Ryan, and a nephew, Bryan Wilson Hensley.

Visitation will be on Monday, July 23, 2018 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Butte officiating. Burial will be at West Somerset Cemetery.

The family requests that contributions be made to the Gideon Bible Memorial Fund, Hospice of Lake Cumberland, or West Somerset Cemetery Fund.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Jerry “Virgil” Wilson.