Donnie E. Wilson, 70, of Shelbyville passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at his residence.

He was born July 25, 1950 in Shelbyville to Raymond Wilson and Gertie (Gaddis) Wilson.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Rowe) Wilson, his daughter, Kelly Johnson, his son, Kevin Wilson, his grandchildren, Ashton Killey, Braden Barnard, and Haley Wilson, his great-grandchildren, Kinley, Emrey, and Grady, his beloved dogs, Rosco and Mazy, his brothers, Charles (Barbara) Wilson, and Steve Wilson, and his sisters, Linda Stevens, Phyllis Leake, and Louise (Charles) Olsen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers, Garnet Wilson and Wilburn Wilson.

Donnie was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from Arvin’s where he worked as a welder.

Donnie enjoyed being outdoors. He could be found in his garden or at the water, fishing. He also enjoyed drinking a cold beer. His favorite times were spent with his family and grandkids.

Military rites will be conducted by local veteran’s organizations at 4 p.m., Friday, April 2, 2021 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176. Visitation will follow from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Donnie’s family.

Online condolences may be shared at www. murphyparks.com.