Vernon Wayne Wilson

DEWITT — Vernon Wayne Wilson, 74, of DeWitt, passed away at 1:16 p.m. on May 20, 2020 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, private services will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Jim Kilson officiating Burial will follow at DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt.
Memorials may be directed to the Lane Christian Church or Little Galilee Christian Assembly.
Vernon was born on November 7, 1945, in Russell Springs, Ky. the son of Avery V. and Alena (McQueary) Wilson. He married Linda White on July 1, 1967 in Clinton.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Wilson, DeWitt; sons, Daniel Wayne Wilson, DeWitt, and Joseph Alan Wilson, DeWitt; three grandchildren,  Kayla Wilson, Farmer City; Gracie Wilson, Hartsburg, Ill.; and Ryan Wilson, DeWitt.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Vernon retired from the Clinton Power Station in 2000.  He enjoyed fishing and especially loved spending time with his grandkids and watching them play sports.
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