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Paul Samuel Wilson, Sr.

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“I'm so sorry for your loss. Paul befriended and mentored me last year as I explored starting a metal detector business. He was kind enough to...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Earl Henley - Nampa, ID

“Paul Wilson was born in Dallas Texas to Wilma and Oscar Wilson, February 20th, 1924. He would have been 93. He joined the Army in 1942 and was a...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Audrey Webb - South Bend, IN

“My sincerest condolences to the family.May the treasured memories of your loved one and the drawing close to God in prayer comfort and strengthen you...Read More »
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“Would have liked to get to know you and spend time with you! Tell daddy hi for me, that I love him and miss him. I will see you both again one day. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Christy Lansdell (Wilson) - MS

Paul Samuel Wilson, Sr. 92, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 5:20 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Memorial Hospital. Paul was born on February 20, 1924 in Dallas, Texas to Oscar and Wilma (Watkins) Wilson. He had been the owner of Wilson Electronics in South Bend. On June 9, 1946 he married Alberta J. Mitchell, who preceded him in death on August 7, 1995. He was also preceded in death by his infant son, James Wilson; and his sister, Ruth Lambert. Paul is survived by three daughters, Audrey (Roy) Webb of South Bend, Indiana, Sandra (Nile) Hartke and Charlene (Ken) Cassell both of Florida; four sons, Paul (Alice) Wilson, Jr. of Florida, Jerry (Kris) Wilson of Mishawaka, Indiana, Rodney (Channtee') Wilson of Florida, and Carson (Lynn) Wilson of Mishawaka, Indiana; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will take place at 12:00 Noon Thursday, February 23, 2017 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive. Burial with Military Services conducted by the United States Army and the American Legion Post #284 will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. A visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Paul was a W.W. II Army Veteran. He enjoyed treasure hunting. Memorial Contributions may be directed to the Center for Hospice Care, Inc. To send online condolences, please visit

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