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Bruce Colan Wilson

September 16, 1934 — December 27, 2023

Bruce Colan Wilson, age 89, went to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, December 27, 2023.  He was born on September 16, 1934, in Middlesboro, KY, to the late John Thornton and Cora Lee Wilson. 

In addition to his parents, Colan was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Gibson Wilson; brothers, Curtis Wilson, Charles Wilson, and Vernon Wilson; sisters, Justine Wilson, Edith Turner, Mary Edwards, Omega Branscome, Helen Burkley, Inez Treadway, and Della Mae Medley. 

Left to mourn his passing are his two sons, Bruce (Paula) Wilson and Larry Wilson; grandchildren, Erica (Patrick) Moore, Whitney (Matt) Durham, and Jeremy Wilson; grandchildren, David Moore, John Moore, Bo Tucker Durham, Blake Darrell Durham, and Benjamin Durham; brother, Ray Wilson; caregiver and loving companion, Beulah Duffield Morgan as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends. 

The family of Bruce Colan Wilson will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2023, at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel, Middlesboro, KY.  Funeral services will immediately follow with Pastor Mike Padgett and Bill Bothof presiding. 

At the conclusion of the funeral service, family and friends will travel in procession to Green Hills Memorial Gardens where graveside services will be held. 

Online register book and condolences are available at www.cawoodfh.com.

All arrangements for Bruce Colan Wilson are under the care of Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY. 

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Friday, December 29, 2023

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Friday, December 29, 2023

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Green Hills Memorial Gardens Mausoleum

1805 State Hwy 441
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Time is approximate. At the conclusion of the funeral service, family and friends will follow in procession to Green Hills Memorial Gardens-Mausoleum where graveside services will be held.

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