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Marvin Glenn Wilson

October 20, 1965 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 55)


Marvin Glenn Wilson, age 55, of Frakes, KY, passed away at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY on Monday, July 12, 2021.  He was born October 20, 1965, in Pineville, KY, the son of the late Ruby Caldwell.  

He was saved in 1986 and was called to preach in 1995.  He loved the Lord with all of his heart and was a member of the Refuge Holiness Church in Corbin, KY. 

He was an avid deer hunter.  He loved attending classic car shows and also restoring older model cars.  Above all he cherished his grandbabies with everything in him. 

In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his grandbaby, Parker Bryce Bennett. 

He is survived by the following members of his family:

His wife of 34 years and love of his life, Melissa Wilson of Frakes, KY

Children, Rebekah (Nathan) Bennett of Frakes, KY, and Dustin (Nicole) Wilson of Clairfield, TN

Grandbabies, Preslee Bennett, Micah Wilson, Autumn Wilson, and Tucker Bennett

Brothers, Denny (Geraldine) Turner of Chenoa, KY, Charlise Willis of Chenoa, KY, Ernest (Darlene) Wilson of Harrogate, TN, Michael (Mary-Helen) Wilson of Georgia, Harley (Brenda) Wilson of Frakes, KY, Ricky (Pam) Wilson of Hillsboro, OH, and Randy (Heather) Wilson of Annville, KY

Mother and Father-in-law, David and Brenda Jackson

His car buddies, Arvil Willis, Benny Partin, Eric “Snoopy” Jones, Tom Anderson, JB Frasure, Gary Brown, Jim “Little Jim” Hatfield, Jeremy Hatfield, and Johnny Newton.

And a host of other relatives and friends.

The family of Marvin Glenn Wilson will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY. 

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY with Rev. David Asher, Rev. Rick Simpson and Rev. David Jackson presiding.  Music will be provided by Dylan and Taylor Carnes, and Allison Gross. 

Pallbearers will be Rodney Wilson, Jeremy Wilson, Arvil Willis, Dustin Wilson, Nathan Bennett, Timmy Jackson, Josh Jackson, David Jackson Jr., and Stephen “TT” Manus.  Honorary pallbearers will be Benny Partin, Eric “Snoopy” Jones, Harley Wilson, and Ricky Wilson. 

Graveside service will immediately follow the funeral service in the Wilson Family Cemetery in Frakes, KY. 

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Cawood Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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July 14, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Funeral Service
July 15, 2021

12:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Graveside Service
July 15, 2021

Wilson Family Cemetery, Frakes, KY

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