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Wilson Dobson

November 14, 1940 — August 17, 2015

Wilson Dobson

74 year old, Wilson Dobson of Rensselaer passed away August 17, 2015.

On November 14, 1940, in Vest, Kentucky, Wilson was born to Adam and Mary (Terry) Dobson. Wilson served in the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life Shirley Shepherd on August 30, 1963 at the Oak Grove Church, Rensselaer, Indiana. He was a supervisor for the U.S. Steel Coke Plant for 30+ years.

Wilson is survived by his family: wife: Shirley, children: Greg (Mellisa) Dobson, Steve (Michelle) Dobson, Sheila (Phil) Schroeder, 7 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild, siblings: Elmer (Eddath) Dobson, Bart (Dorothy) Dobson, Ora Manns, Retha Walker, Sophia Foster, Sidney (Jackie) Dobson, Dale (Mirlin) Dobson, Earl (Sally) Dobson, Phyllis (Kirby) Wireman, and Anita (Ron) Brunton.

Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters: Alma Sizemore, Helen Barnett, Kiser Sizemore, Calvin Barnett and James Manns.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4:00 until 8:00 on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Wilson will take place at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 21, 2015 with Pastor Rick Helton officiating. Interment will follow in the Weston Cemetery, Rensselaer, Indiana.

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