Joe Wilson, Sr., age 80, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013, at his home in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Wilson had worked as a crane operator for Midland Steel and Republic Steel in Cleveland, OH. He was a US Air Force Korean War veteran. He was a 32nd degree master mason with the Scottish Rite and had attended Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121 and Ophelia Cha[pter No. 55 Order of the Eastern Star where he had served as Worthy Patron, He was a member and past Worthy Patron of the Laurel Chapter No. 472 Order of the Eastern Star and had served as past Master of the Laurel Masonic Lodge No. 104. He was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Cadiz, KY. He was survived by: Wife - Shirley Wilson, Cadiz, KY, Two Sons- Joseph F. Wilson, Jr., Rockport, TX & David A. Wilson, Charleston, SC, One Sister - Lillie Stroop, Huntington, WV, seven Grandchildren-Jeremy, Brian, Jason, Crystal & Emily Wilson, Cherise Hibbitt & Becky Williams, 13 Great Grandchildren- Samantha, Lily, Matt & Keagan Wilson, Brandon & Owen Wilson, Mady & Collin Williams, Kayla, Ana, Mason, Martavion & Jamison Hibbett. He was preceded in death by: Father - John Franklin Wilson, Mother - Trula Hodge Wilson, 8 Sisters & 2 Brothers.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 with a Masonic Service to be held at 6:00 PM. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Thursday, November 21, 2013 with the Reverend Greg Wells officiating. Burial will follow at Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz, KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 277, Cadiz, KY 42211.