James “Marshall” Wilson, 62, of Owensville, IN, passed away at his home on April 10, 2023. He was born to James Patrick and Mary Rita (Hayden) Wilson on August 24, 1960, in Evansville, IN.
Marshall was baptized catholic. After high school, he entered the United States Navy. He married his lovely wife, Deborah Leister in 1984, and they had 3 beautiful children. He worked in Industrial Maintenance at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville, IN for 33 years and retired in January of 2023. He was a member of the American Legion post #0008 and the VFW. He enjoyed golfing, bass fishing, watching NASCAR and racing, and watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball. He also enjoyed spending time with friends at the Nisbet Inn.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 32 years, Deborah Wilson; father, James Patrick Wilson; sisters, Anita Wilson and Carol Schmitt; and brother, Jeff Wilson.
Marshall is survived by his sons, Zack Wilson of Mt. Vernon, IN, Alex Wilson of Marked Tree, AK, and Ian Wilson of Evansville, IN; mother, Mary Rita Wilson of Evansville, IN; siblings, Gary (Pam) Wilson of Stewartsville, IN, Patsy (Billy) Lewis of Wadesville, IN, and Laura (Dino) Sollman of Haubstadt, IN; grandchildren, Faith and Violet Wilson; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN with Pastor Bob Douglas officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, April 14, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday, April 15, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Military Honors services will be performed by the Veterans of Gibson County at Owensville Cemetery prior to burial. Expressions of sympathy can be made at stodghillfuneralhome.com.
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