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Rodger S. Wilson

April 11, 1951 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 70)


Rodger S. Wilson, 70, of Convoy passed away at 6:36 am on April 23, 2021 at his residence. He was born on April 11, 1951, in Van Wert, to the late Rodger O. and Winifred ((Campbell) Wilson. On September 09, 1972, he married Barbara Mercer. Together, they shared years of memories and were ready to retire to the lake.

Rodger lived his whole life in the area and worked for many years at Eaton.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Wilson of Convoy; children: Jeremy Wilson of Convoy; Josh (Deena) Wilson of Mendon; Amanda (Kory) Lichtensteiger of Convoy; Cody Wilson of Convoy; sister, Lynn (Tom) Dunifon of Miamisburg; brother, Barry Wilson of Van Wert; grandchildren: Kali Wilson of Baraboo, WI; Tyler and Madison Wilson of Convoy; Megan Bates and Kaylin Jones of Harlan, IN; Ayden, Kale, Beau and Mack Lichtensteiger of Convoy; Reagan Wilson of Paulding; as well as 3 great grandchildren.

A private celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Rodger`s memory may be sent to CHP Home Care and Hospice of Van Wert or to the Van Wert Humane Society.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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