Russell Leslie Wilson

Published 8:40 am Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Russell Leslie Wilson


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Russell Leslie Wilson, 75, died Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was born in Lincoln County on May 19, 1944, to the late Calvert and Dora Saylor Wilson. He worked for Alltech. Russell proudly served in the U.S. Navy.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Sibbie Ellen Trent Wilson; two sisters, Florence Wilson and Wanda Smith; three brothers, Alfred, Harold and Raymond Wilson.

He is survived by a son, Les (Heather) Wilson of Parksville; three daughters, Barbara Robbins of Parksville, Rebecca (Billy) Abell of Harrodsburg and Kay (Tony) Osborne of Lancaster; a sister, Clara Brown of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; beloved friend, like a son, Joe Foley of Harrodsburg; and several nieces and nephew.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, August 16, 2019 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Bro. Mel Young and Bro. Norm Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are suggested to Stith Funeral Home. The online guestbook is available at