Paul Preston Wilson, age 62, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.

Paul was born on May 10, 1956 in Somerset, KY, to Eileen Moore Wilson and the late Coy Wilson. He attended Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Paul was a Pump Truck Operator for D.W. Wilburn, Inc. and he owned and operated Wilson Slaughter House. He and Debbie had Wilson Trucking and Paul hauled livestock for 23 years. He also worked with Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in the relocation of Elk in the State of KY. Paul married the love of his life, Debbie Poynter Wilson, on May 6, 1984 in Somerset, KY.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Wilson, of Somerset, KY; one son, Keith (and Alicia) Wilson of London, KY; two daughters, Amanda (and Chris) Lakes of Somerset, KY and Abagail Wilson of Somerset, KY; five grandchildren, Caleb, Kylie, and Cayden Wilson of London, KY  and Alanna and Alivia Lakes of Somerset, KY; his mother, Eileen Wilson of Somerset, KY; four sisters, Terry Wilson of Pegram, TN; Pam (and Tom) Blinco of Kings Mt., NC; Mary (and Frank) Foley of Somerset, KY; and Kathy Perdue of Crab Orchard, KY; and one brother, Steve Wilson of Somerset, KY.

Paul was preceded in death by his father, Coy Wilson, and one grandson, Nicholas Preston Wilson.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jesse McCoy officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Paul Wilson.